distance

Part of speech: verb

To leave hopelessly behind in a race; outstrip.

Part of speech: noun

Length of separation in space.

Part of speech: noun

Remoteness; a remote point.

Part of speech: noun

Reserve; deference; coldness; haughtiness.

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Usage examples "distance":

  1. All this distance to talk? - "Way of the Lawless", Max Brand.
  2. The Count had seen Androvsky in the distance from his garden more than once, but Androvsky had not seen him. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.
  3. It's some distance away. - "The Errand Boy", Horatio Alger.