distantly : Definition, Usages, News and More
- r from or at a distance
dimly, distantly, voices sounded in the stillness
- A California businessman, Davey Crockett (distantly related to the frontiersman, he says), took the pair to China in 1999 to set up a wallboard exporting business.
- If we're lucky, in the next context we may hear or see something that relatesdistantlyto the problem that we had temporarily put aside.
- It is only distantly related to the vermin-carried germ.
- Kent Conrad in Reuters
While he doubted the additional money would lure loyalists in bin Laden's "inner circle," Conrad said it might attract those "more distantly connected" to bin Laden, who is thought to be in a region along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
- Merlin Tuttle in WTOP
Any time you start having mass dieoffs of animals as distantly related as bees and bats, it's time to sit up and take notice,says Tuttle.
- Kari Stefansson in dBTechno
Lead author of the study, Kari Stefansson stated "Our assumption was that the more distantly related, the more children a couple would have. But nature has its ways of surprising us."