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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Distance  \Dis"tance\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Distanced};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Distancing}.] 
  1.  To  place  at  a  distance  or  remotely. 
 
  I  heard  nothing  thereof  at  Oxford,  being  then  miles 
  distanced  thence.  --Fuller. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  appear  as  if  at  a  distance;  to  make  seem 
  remote. 
 
  His  peculiar  art  of  distancing  an  object  to 
  aggrandize  his  space.  --H.  Miller. 
 
  3.  To  outstrip  by  as  much  as  a  distance  (see  {Distance},  n., 
  3);  to  leave  far  behind;  to  surpass  greatly. 
 
  He  distanced  the  most  skillful  of  his 
  contemporaries.  --Milner. 




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