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distance

dis·tance

distance

 
pronunciation:
dI stihns
phrases:
keep one's distance
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the measure of space between things, places, or points in time.
The distance from our house to the street is one hundred feet.The shortest distance between two points is a straight line.
similar words:
way
definition 2: an amount of space.
They walked a distance across the field and then stopped.
similar words:
interval, separation, space, span
definition 3: a place far away.
We spotted a ship in the distance.
phrase: keep one's distance
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