Definition of "Distance" :
noun: the property created by the space between two objects or points
noun: size of the gap between two places
"The distance from New York to Chicago."
noun: indifference by personal withdrawal
noun: a distant region
"I could see it in the distance."
noun: the interval between two times
"The distance from birth to death."
noun: a remote point in time
"If that happens it will be at some distance in the future."
verb: go far ahead of
"He outdistanced the other runners."
verb: keep at a distance
"We have to distance ourselves from these events in order to continue living."