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Distant vs. Far

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Distantadjective

Far off (physically, logically or mentally).

‘We heard a distant rumbling but didn't pay any more attention to it.’; ‘She was surprised to find that her fiancé was a distant relative of hers.’; ‘His distant look showed that he was not listening to me.’;

Faradjective

Distant; remote in space.

‘He went to a far land.’;

Distantadjective

Emotionally unresponsive or unwilling to express genuine feelings.

‘Ever since our argument, she has been totally distant toward me.’;

Faradjective

Remote in time.

Distantadjective

Separated; having an intervening space; at a distance; away.

‘One board had two tenons, equally distant.’; ‘Diana's temple is not distant far.’;

Faradjective

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Distantadjective

Far separated; far off; not near; remote; - in place, time, consanguinity, or connection; as, distant times; distant relatives.

‘The success of these distant enterprises.’;

Faradjective

More remote or longer of two.

‘He moved to the far end of the state. She remained at this end.’;

Distantadjective

Reserved or repelling in manners; cold; not cordial; somewhat haughty; as, a distant manner.

‘He passed me with a distant bow.’;

Faradjective

Extreme, as measured from some central position.

‘We are on the far right on this issue.’;

Distantadjective

Indistinct; faint; obscure, as from distance.

‘Some distant knowledge.’; ‘A distant glimpse.’;

Faradjective

Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.

Distantadjective

Not conformable; discrepant; repugnant; as, a practice so widely distant from Christianity.

Faradjective

Outside the currently selected segment in a segmented memory architecture.

‘far heap; far memory; far pointer’;

Distantadjective

separated in space or time or coming from or going to a distance;

‘the distant past’; ‘distant villages’; ‘the sound of distant traffic’; ‘a distant sound’; ‘a distant telephone call’;

Faradverb

Distant in space, time or degree.

‘My house is quite far from the beach.’; ‘The plan is good, but it is far from being flawless.’;

Distantadjective

far apart in relevance or relationship;

‘a distant cousin’; ‘a distant likeness’;

Faradverb

To or from a great distance, time, or degree.

‘You have all come far and you will go farther.’;

Distantadjective

remote in manner;

‘stood apart with aloof dignity’; ‘a distant smile’; ‘he was upstage with strangers’;

Faradverb

(with a comparative) Very much.

‘He was far richer than we'd thought.’;

Distantadjective

far distant in time;

‘distant events’; ‘the remote past or future’; ‘a civilization ten centuries removed from modern times’;

Farnoun

Spelt (a type of wheat, Triticum spelta), especially in the context of Roman use of it.

Distantadjective

far distant in space;

‘distant lands’; ‘remote stars’; ‘a remote outpost of civilization’; ‘a hideaway far removed from towns and cities’;

Farnoun

A young pig, or a litter of pigs.

Distantadjective

far away in space or time

‘distant parts of the world’; ‘I remember that distant afternoon’;

Faradjective

Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent.

‘They said, . . . We be come from a far country.’; ‘The nations far and near contend in choice.’;

Distantadjective

(after a measurement) at a specified distance

‘the town lay half a mile distant’; ‘the star is 30,000 light years distant from Earth’;

Faradjective

Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.

Distantadjective

(of a sound) faint because far away

‘the distant bark of some farm dog’;

Faradjective

Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.

‘They that are far from thee ahsll perish.’;

Distantadjective

remote or far apart in resemblance or relationship

‘a distant acquaintance’;

Faradjective

Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.

‘He was far from ill looking, though he thought himself still farther.’;

Distantadjective

(of a person) not closely related

‘a distant cousin of the King’;

Faradjective

The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts.

Distantadjective

(of a person) not intimate; cool or reserved

‘she and my father were distant with each other’; ‘his children found him strangely distant’;

Faradverb

To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other.

Distantadjective

not paying attention; remote

‘a distant look in his eyes’;

Faradverb

To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity.

Faradverb

In great part; as, the day is far spent.

Faradverb

In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly.

‘Who can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far above rubies.’;

Farnoun

a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to reinstitute Hutu control;

‘in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists’;

Faradjective

at a great distance in time or space or degree;

‘we come from a far country’; ‘far corners of the earth’; ‘the far future’; ‘a far journey’; ‘the far side of the road’; ‘far from the truth’; ‘far in the future’;

Faradjective

being of a considerable distance or length;

‘a far trek’;

Faradjective

being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle;

‘the horse on the right is the far horse’; ‘the right side is the far side of the horse’;

Faradjective

beyond a norm in opinion or actions;

‘the far right’;

Faradverb

to a considerable degree; very much;

‘a far far better thing that I do’; ‘felt far worse than yesterday’; ‘eyes far too close together’;

Faradverb

at or to or from a great distance in space;

‘he traveled far’; ‘strayed far from home’; ‘sat far away from each other’;

Faradverb

at or to a certain point or degree;

‘I can only go so far before I have to give up’; ‘how far can we get with this kind of argument?’;

Faradverb

remote in time;

‘if we could see far into the future’; ‘all that happened far in the past’;

Faradverb

to an advanced stage or point;

‘a young man who will go very far’;

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