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1 space /ˈspeɪs/ noun
plural spaces
1 space
/ˈspeɪs/
noun
plural spaces
Learner's definition of SPACE
[noncount] : the amount of an area, room, surface, etc., that is empty or available for use
see also a waste of space at 1waste
: an area that is used or available for a specific purpose
[count]
[noncount]
: an empty area between things
[count]
[noncount]
: an area of land with no buildings on it
[plural]
[noncount]
[noncount] : the region beyond the Earth's atmosphere in which there are stars and planets : outer space often used before another noun
[noncount] : the limitless area in which all things exist and move
[count] : a period of time usually singular
: a blank area separating written or printed words or lines
[count]
[noncount]
: a blank part or section on a document where something can be written
[count]
[noncount]
[noncount]
: the freedom and time to behave and think as you want to without being controlled or influenced by someone else
[count] : an available seat on a bus, train, etc.

stare/gaze (off) into space

: to look straight ahead without looking at anything specific
2 space /ˈspeɪs/ verb
spaces; spaced; spacing
2 space
/ˈspeɪs/
verb
spaces; spaced; spacing
Learner's definition of SPACE
[+ object]
: to place or arrange (things) so that there is a particular amount of space between them
often + out
: to separate (things) by particular periods of time
often + out

space out

[phrasal verb] informal
: to stop paying attention : to become unaware of what is happening around you
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