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space

Roget category 180

2. Words relating to space
2.1. Space in general
›› 2.1.1. Abstract space

#180. [Indefinite space.] Space

noun

space, extension, extent, superficial extent, expanse, stretch, hyperspaceroom, scope, range, field, way, expansion, compass, sweep, swing, spread.
dimension, length etc. 200distance etc. 196size etc. 192volumehypervolume.
latitude, play, leeway, purchase, tolerance, room for maneuver.
spare room, elbow room, house roomstowage, roomage, marginopening, sphere, arena.
open space, free spacevoid etc. (absence) 187wastewildness, wildernessmoor, moorlandcampagna.
abyss etc. (interval) 198unlimited spaceinfinity etc. 105worldubiquity etc. (presence) 186length and breadth of the land.
proportions, acreageacres, acres and perches, roods and perches, hectares, square milessquare inches, square yards, square centimeters, square meters, yards (clothing) &c. — ares, arpents.

adjective

spacious, roomy, extensive, expansive, capacious, amplewidespread, vast, world-wide, uncircumscribedboundless etc. (infinite) 105shoreless, trackless, pathlessextended.

adverb

extensively etc. adj. — wherevereverywherefar and near, far and wideright and left, all over, all the world overthroughout the world, throughout the length and breadth of the throughout the length and breadth of the landunder the sun, in every quarterin all quarters, in all landshere there and everywherefrom pole to pole, from China to Peru [Johnson], from Indus to the pole [Pope], from Dan to Beersheba, from end to endon the face of the earth, in the wide world, from all points of the compassto the four winds, to the uttermost parts of the earth.



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