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See definition of arms length on Dictionary.com
  • as indistant
  • as inarm's length

synonyms for arms length

  • far
  • far-flung
  • far-off
  • inaccessible
  • isolated
  • obscure
  • remote
  • removed
  • secluded
  • a piece
  • abroad
  • abstracted
  • apart
  • arm's length
  • asunder
  • away
  • backwoods
  • beyond range
  • far back
  • farther
  • further
  • in the background
  • in the boonies
  • in the distance
  • in the sticks
  • indirect
  • middle of nowhere
  • not home
  • out of earshot
  • out of range
  • out of reach
  • out-of-the-way
  • outlying
  • retired
  • secret
  • separate
  • sequestered
  • telescopic
  • unapproachable
  • ways
  • wide of
  • yonder

antonyms for arms length

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  • approachable
  • mingling
  • public
  • adjacent
  • close
  • friendly
  • kind
  • near
  • nearby
  • neighboring
  • sympathetic
  • warm
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    How to use arms length in a sentence

    It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    These sections also have vibrations of their own which are of shorter length and more rapid motion.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    Besides this fundamental or primary vibration, the movement divides itself into segments, or sections, of the entire length.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    The two little Pontelliers were with him, and he carried Madame Ratignolle's little girl in his arms.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.
    THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
    She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    The experience of the Jesuit fathers at Port Royal is related at length, from their own point of view.
    THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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