HyperDic: distant

English > 5 senses of the word distant:
ADJECTIVEalldistantseparated in space or coming from or going to a distance
alldistant, remotefar apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
alldistant, aloof, upstageremote in manner
alldistant, remote, removedseparate or apart in time
alldistant, remotelocated far away spatially
distant > pronunciation
Soundsdih'stahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > distant: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningseparated in space or coming from or going to a distance.
Examples
  • "distant villages"
  • "the sound of distant traffic"
  • "a distant sound"
  • "a distant telephone call"
Attribute ofdistanceThe property created by the space between two objects or points
NarrowerdeepVery distant in time or space
extremeMost distant in any direction
far-flungRemote
long-distanceCovering a long distance
nonadjacentnot adjacent
out-of-townhappening in or being of another town or city
yonder, yonDistant but within sight ('yon' is dialectal)
See alsofarLocated at a great distance in time or space or degree / degree
OppositecloseAt or within a short / short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
Spanishdistante
Catalandistant
Nounsdistancea remote point in time
Adverbsdistantlyfrom or at a distance
English > distant: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFar apart in relevance or relationship or kinship.
Examples
  • "a distant cousin"
  • "a distant likeness"
Synonymremote
NarrowerfarawayFar removed mentally
loosely knitHaving only distant social or legal ties
removedseparated in relationship by a given degree of descent
ulteriorBeyond or outside an area of immediate interest
OppositecloseClose in relevance or relationship
Spanishalejado, distante, lejano, remota, remoto
Catalandistant, llunyà, remot
English > distant: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningRemote in manner.
Example "a distant smile"
Synonymsaloof, upstage
Broaderreservedmarked by self-restraint and reticence
Spanishapartada, apartado, distanciada, distanciado, distante, reservada, reservado, separada, separado
Catalandistant
Nounsdistanceindifference by personal withdrawal
English > distant: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningseparate or apart in time.
Example"distant events"
Synonymsremote, removed
BroaderfarLocated at a great distance in time or space or degree / degree
Spanishalejado, distante, lejano, remoto
Catalanallunyat, distant, llunyà, remot
Nounsdistancethe interval between two times / times
distancea remote point in time
English > distant: 5 senses > adjective 5
MeaningLocated far away spatially.
Example"distant lands"
Synonymremote
BroaderfarLocated at a great distance in time or space or degree / degree
Spanishdistante, lejano, remoto
Catalandistant, llunyà, remot
Nounsdistancethe property created by the space between two objects or points

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