Meaning of DISTANCE in English
noun remoteness of place; a remote place.
2. distance ·vt to place at a distance or remotely.
3. distance ·noun space between two antagonists in fencing.
4. distance ·noun ideal disjunction; discrepancy; contrariety.
5. distance ·noun a space marked out in the last part of a race course.
6. distance ·vt to cause to appear as if at a distance; to make seem remote.
7. distance ·noun the interval between two notes; as, the distance of a fourth or seventh.
8. distance ·noun length or interval of time; period, past or future, between two eras or events.
9. distance ·noun the remoteness or reserve which respect requires; hence, respect; ceremoniousness.
10. distance ·noun a withholding of intimacy; alienation; coldness; disagreement; variance; restraint; reserve.
11. distance ·noun remoteness in succession or relation; as, the distance between a descendant and his ancestor.
12. distance ·vt to outstrip by as much as a distance (see distance, ·noun, 3); to leave far behind; to surpass greatly.
13. distance ·noun the part of a picture which contains the representation of those objects which are the farthest away, ·esp. in a landscape.
14. distance ·noun relative space, between troops in ranks, measured from front to rear;
contrasted with interval, which is measured from right to left.
15. distance ·noun the space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012