1) n. - 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.
2) n. - Remoteness of place; a remote place.
3) n. - A space marked out in the last part of a race course.
4) n. - Relative space, between troops in ranks, measured from front to rear; -- contrasted with interval, which is measured from right to left.
5) n. - Space between two antagonists in fencing.
6) n. - The part of a picture which contains the representation of those objects which are the farthest away, esp. in a landscape.
7) n. - Ideal disjunction; discrepancy; contrariety.
8) n. - Length or interval of time; period, past or future, between two eras or events.
9) n. - The remoteness or reserve which respect requires; hence, respect; ceremoniousness.
10) n. - A withholding of intimacy; alienation; coldness; disagreement; variance; restraint; reserve.
11) n. - Remoteness in succession or relation; as, the distance between a descendant and his ancestor.
12) n. - The interval between two notes; as, the distance of a fourth or seventh.
13) v. t. - To place at a distance or remotely.
14) v. t. - To cause to appear as if at a distance; to make seem remote.
15) v. t. - To outstrip by as much as a distance (see Distance, n., 3); to leave far behind; to surpass greatly.
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