Roget category 1802. Words relating to space
› 2.1. Space in general
›› 2.1.1. Abstract space
dimension, length etc. 200 — distance etc. 196 — size etc. 192 — volume — hypervolume.
latitude, play, leeway, purchase, tolerance, room for maneuver.
spare room, elbow room, house room — stowage, roomage†, margin — opening, sphere, arena.
open space, free space — void etc. (absence) 187 — waste — wildness, wilderness — moor, moorland — campagna†.
abyss etc. (interval) 198 — unlimited space — infinity etc. 105 — world — ubiquity etc. (presence) 186 — length and breadth of the land.
proportions, acreage — acres, acres and perches, roods and perches, hectares, square miles — square inches, square yards, square centimeters, square meters, yards (clothing) &c. — ares, arpents†.
far and near,
far and wide —
right and left,
all the world over —
throughout the world,
throughout the length and breadth of the throughout the length and breadth of the land —
under the sun,
in every quarter —
in all quarters,
in all lands —
here there and everywhere —
from pole to pole,
from China to Peru
from Indus to the pole
from Dan to Beersheba,
from end to end —
on the face of the earth,
in the wide world,
from all points of the compass —
to the four winds,
to the uttermost parts of the earth.
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Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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