distance -- (the property created by the space between two objects or points)

distance -- (a distant region; "I could see it in the distance")

distance, length -- (size of the gap between two places; "the distance from New York to Chicago"; "he determined the length of the shortest line segment joining the two points")

distance, aloofness -- (indifference by personal withdrawal; "emotional distance")

distance, space -- (the interval between two times; "the distance from birth to death"; "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes")

distance -- (a remote point in time; "if that happens it will be at some distance in the future"; "at a distance of ten years he had forgotten many of the details")

Overview of verb distance

The verb distance has 2 senses

distance -- (keep at a distance; "we have to distance ourselves from these events in order to continue living")

outdistance, outstrip, distance -- (go far ahead of; "He outdistanced the other runners")