[Antonyms: nearness.]

[Nouns] distance; space [more]; remoteness, farness, far-cry to; longinquity, elongation; offing, background; remote region; removedness; parallax; reach, span, stride.

outpost, outskirt; horizon; aphelion; foreign parts, ultima Thule, ne plus ultra, antipodes; long range, giant's stride.

dispersion [more].

[Verbs] be distant; extend to, stretch to, reach to, spread to, go to, get to, stretch away to; range.

remain at a distance; keep away, keep off, keep aloof, keep clear of, stand away, stand off, stand aloof, stand clear of.

[Adjectives] distant; far off, far away; remote, telescopic, distal, wide of; stretching to; yon, yonder; ulterior; transmarine, transpontine, transatlantic, transalpine; tramontane; ultramontane, ultramundane; hyperborean, antipodean; inaccessible, out of the way; unapproached, unapproachable; incontiguous.

[Adverbs] far off, far away; afar, afar off; off; away; a long way off, a great way off, a good way off; wide away, aloof; wide of, clear of; out of the way, out of reach; abroad, yonder, farther, further, beyond; outre mer, over the border, far and wide, "over the hills and far away� [Gay]; from pole to pole (over great space) [more]; to the uttermost parts, to the ends of the earth; out of hearing, nobody knows where, a perte de vue, out of the sphere of, wide of the mark; a far cry to.

apart, asunder; wide apart, wide asunder; longo intervallo; at arm's length.

[Phrases] "distance lends enchantment" [Campbell].

Copyright © 2016 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About Term Privacy Careers Apps Feedback