Synonyms to maintain distance

stand aloof, abrupt, abstain, abstain from, alienate, avoid, be stuck-up, be unmoved, be unwilling, beg off, cast off, cast out, cut adrift, cut off, cut out, decline, decline to accept, delete, depart, disagree, disallow, disarticulate, disclaim, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, disjoint, dissent, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, do without, dodge, eject, eschew, estrange, expel, fight shy of, forbear, forgo, give place to, hold aloof, hold aloof from, hold away from, hold back, hold out against, isolate, keep aloof, keep away, keep away from, keep clear of, keep from, keep hands off, keep remote from, keep secret, leave, leave alone, leave be, let alone, let be, let go by, make way for, negate, negative, never touch, not buy, not consent, not hear of, not make waves, not meddle with, not think of, not touch, part, pass up, pull away, pull back, pull out, refrain, refrain from, refuse, refuse comment, refuse consent, reject, repudiate, resist entreaty, resist persuasion, retire, say nay, say no, segregate, separate, sequester, set apart, set aside, shun, shun companionship, shut o