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For the cause that lacks assistance, the wrong that needs resistance, for the future in the distance, and the good that I can do.
George Linnaeus Banks

Meaning of "the distance" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE DISTANCE

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WHAT DOES THE DISTANCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

The Distance

The Distance may refer to: ▪ The distance, type of boxing match ▪ "The Distance", TV series episode of The O.C.The Distance, a 2006 documentary film directed by Ash Adams ▪ The Distance, a 2002 novel by Eddie Muller In music: ▪ The Distance, 1982 ▪ The Distance, 2009 ▪ The Distance, a 1987 album by Geoff Moore; also the name of Moore's backing band ▪ "The Distance", a 1996 song by Cake ▪ "The Distance", a song by Bon Jovi from Bounce ▪ "The Distance", a song by Live from The Distance to Here...

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE DISTANCE

the devil to pay
the devil!
the devil´s own
the Devonian
the die is cast
the Diggers
the dingbats
the Directory
the discus
the dismal science
the Dispersion
the Ditch
the divine
the divinity
the Dog Star
the dogs
the doldrums
the dole
the done thing
the Dove

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE DISTANCE

acceptance
acquaintance
advance
assistance
capacitance
circumstance
Constance
court of first instance
distance
for instance
importance
inheritance
instance
long-distance
reluctance
repentance
resistance
stance
substance
the Resistance
walking distance

Synonyms and antonyms of the distance in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the distance» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE DISTANCE

Find out the translation of the distance to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the distance from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «the distance» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

距离
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

la distancia
570 millions of speakers

English

the distance
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दूरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المسافة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

расстояние
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a distância
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দূরত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la distance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

jarak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

der Abstand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

距離
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing jarak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khoảng cách
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தூரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंतर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mesafe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

la distanza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odległość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відстань
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

distanța
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

η απόσταση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die afstand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avståndet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avstanden
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the distance

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE DISTANCE»

The term «the distance» is very widely used and occupies the 8.932 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE DISTANCE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about the distance

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10 QUOTES WITH «THE DISTANCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word the distance.
1
Brian Aldiss
Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
2
George Linnaeus Banks
For the cause that lacks assistance, the wrong that needs resistance, for the future in the distance, and the good that I can do.
3
Henry Ward Beecher
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
4
Gary Ryan Blair
Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.
5
Marie Brenner
To be able to go the distance with a brother or sister, to have them turn into your ally, is about the greatest thing that can ever happen to you.
6
A. J. Buckley
There was a windstorm in L.A., and the morning after there was no smog, and I could see the mountains. And I was like... 'There's mountains? Snowcap mountains?' That's insane; I've been there for thirteen years, and I've never seen that view before, seeing the mountains in the distance.
7
Gisele Bundchen
When I walk down the runway, my main goal is to not think about the people watching. The idea of all eyes on me would make me too uncomfortable. As I step on the runway, I take a deep breath, focus on a point in the distance, and go!
8
Steve Carlton
To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger, use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly half the distance to the mound.
9
Carrie Chapman Catt
To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves.
10
Malcolm de Chazal
We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE DISTANCE»

Discover the use of the distance in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the distance and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Distance Between Us
Money can't buy a good first impression.
Kasie West, 2013
2
The Distance Between Us: A Memoir
Traces the author's experiences as an illegal child immigrant, describing her father's violent alcoholism, her efforts to obtain a higher education, and the inspiration of Latina authors.
Reyna Grande, 2013
3
Go the Distance: A True Story of a Father & Sons Road to ...
This book is about will power, and the desire to keep love afloat--it is about communication for survival, and the will power to believe in someone, even when they are not willing to believe in themselves.How far are you willing to go for a ...
Jim Serger, 2011
4
Going the Distance: Why Some Companies Dominate and Others Fail
Former Cisco SVP Kevin Kennedy and leading consultant Mary Moore show how to assess corporate health and correct weaknesses in leadership, strategy, product, marketplace alignment, governance, and more—before it’s too late.Going the ...
Kevin John Kennedy, Mary Moore, 2003
5
A Voice in the Distance
Also by Tabitha Suzuma: A Note of Madness Praise for A Note of Madness: 'A Note of Madness' is much more than a book about depression: it's about brilliance, fear, love and living.
Tabitha Suzuma, 2008
6
Looking In the Distance: The Human Seach for Meaning
The resulting book presents a brilliantly argued thesis that is both challenging and empowering. Looking In The Distance is accessible, funny, serious, hopefully and heartfelt - a book that will change your life.
Richard Holloway, 2009
7
The Distance Manager: A Hands On Guide to Managing Off-Site ...
This handbook is perfect for sales managers, project team leaders, senior managers, and anyone who manages people at more than one location.
Kimball Fisher, Mareen Fisher, 2000
8
The Long-Distance Relationship Survival Guide
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Chris Bell, Kate Brauer-Bell, 2012
9
The Long-Distance Relationship Guide: Advice for the ...
Henry is generally well-behaved, but he is occasionally arrogant and vain. Henry is at heart a hard worker, but his frequent bouts of illness hinder his work.
Caroline Tiger, 2007
10
Ironman 70.3: Training for the Middle Distance
This is Ironman 70.3 - one of the fastestgrowing triathlon events in the world. And even though itis only half the total distance of a full Ironman .
Henry Ash, Marlies Penker, 2009

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE DISTANCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the distance is used in the context of the following news items.
1
USDA Announces Funding Opportunity for Distance Learning and …
The Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program finances telecommunications equipment, computer networks and advanced technologies for use by students, ... «USDA.gov, May 15»
2
The Walking Dead: "The Distance" Review
A handful of things stuck out to me in "The Distance," an episode that saw Rick struggle to believe newcomer Aaron's tale about a too-good-to-be-true walled ... «IGN, Feb 15»
3
Wireless power transfer achieved at five-meter distance
However, in terms of extending the distance of wireless power, CMRS, for example, has revealed technical limitations to commercialization that are yet to be ... «Phys.Org, Apr 14»
4
Astronomers use eclipsing binary stars to determine the distance to …
After close to a decade of observations, astronomers have accurately determined the distance to our neighboring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). «Gizmag, Mar 13»
5
'Going The Distance' Is A Bad Idea
are uninspired and boring as on-screen lovers, and “Going the Distance” would probably be better if their characters spent less time unclothed and on top of ... «Harvard Crimson, Sep 10»
6
Going the Distance, review
Going the Distance, directed by Nanette Burstein from a script by Geoff LaTulippe, is an economy-class Up in the Air. A romantic comedy about two young ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 10»
7
Going the Distance
Going the Distance is at its best when Garrett and Erin are falling in love, ... of a long-distance relationship and the rom-com's instinct toward a happy ending, ... «Cinema Blend, Sep 10»
8
'Going the Distance' premiere: Drew Barrymore, Justin Long …
At the Hollywood premiere of "Going the Distance," there seemed to be one somewhat awkward question everyone had for the movie's stars Drew Barrymore ... «Los Angeles Times, Aug 10»
9
Going the Distance -- Film Review
"Going the Distance" is, in a way, a remarkable film: It's hard to imagine any romantic comedy going wrong in so many different ways. There almost seems to be ... «Hollywood Reporter, Aug 10»

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