Definities — Engels
- A point or area that is far away: "Telephone poles stretched way into a distance I couldn't quite see” ( Leigh Allison Wilson).
- A stretch of space without designation of limit; an expanse: a land of few hills and great distances.
- The full period or length of a contest or game: The challenger had never attempted the distance of 12 rounds.
- To place or keep at or as if at a distance: "To understand Russian strategy ... it is necessary for us to distance ourselves from our own myths and to enter into theirs” ( Freeman J. Dyson).