Hindi translation of 'distance'
distance /ˈdɪstəns ˈडिस्टन्स्/
Word forms: distances, distancing, distanced
1. variable noun
The distance between two places is the amount of space between them.
...the distance between the island and the nearby shore.
...within walking distance.
the distance between x and y
the distance from x to y
a distance of x kilometres
walk/travel/cover/drive a distance
measure a distance
a short/long/considerable/vast/great distance
If you are at a distance from something, or if you remember it from a distance, you are thinking about something which happened a long time ago.
दूरी पर होना
Now I can look back on the whole tragedy from a distance of nearly forty years.
3. uncountable noun
Distance is detachment and remoteness in the way that someone behaves, so that they do not seem friendly.
There has been a sort of distance between us in the last few months.
4. transitive verb
If you distance yourself from someone or something, you become less involved with them.
The United States has distanced itself from the British plan.
distanced adjective after link verb
He'd become too distanced from his fans.
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Example Sentences Including 'distance'
She had a lot of dark reddish hair and, from a distance , looked very attractive.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Stephanie climbed out of the Shogun and saw the ruined Ostankino TV tower in the distance , its astonishing size picked out by lights.CHAMELEON (2002)
Off in the distance , a clock struck the hour, followed by the shouts of the Watch, announcing all was well.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
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'distance' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مَسافَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: distância
- Chinese: 距离
- Croatian: udaljenost
- Czech: vzdálenost
- Danish: afstand
- Dutch: afstand
- European Spanish: distancia
- Finnish: etäisyys
- French: distance
- German: Entfernung
- Greek: απόσταση
- Italian: distanza
- Japanese: 距離
- Korean: 거리
- Norwegian: distanse
- Polish: odległość
- Portuguese: distância
- Romanian: distanță distanțe
- Russian: расстояние
- Spanish: distancia
- Swedish: avstånd
- Thai: ระยะทาง
- Turkish: uzaklık
- Ukrainian: відстань
- Vietnamese: khoảng cách
Translation of distance from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary