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 further further

adv

  • () to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (further' is used more often than farther' in this abstract sense)  ( farther, further )
    to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (further' is used more often than farther' in this abstract sense)
     further complicated by uncertainty about the future
    further complicated by uncertainty about the future
     let's not discuss it further
    let's not discuss it further
     nothing could be further from the truth
    nothing could be further from the truth
     they are further along in their research than we expected
    they are further along in their research than we expected
     the application of the law was extended farther
    the application of the law was extended farther
     he is going no farther in his studies
    he is going no farther in his studies
  • () in addition or furthermore  ( further )
    in addition or furthermore
     if we further suppose
    if we further suppose
     stated further that he would not cooperate with them
    stated further that he would not cooperate with them
     they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already
    they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already
  • () to or at a greater distance in time or space (farther' is used more frequently than further' in this physical sense)  ( further, farther )
    to or at a greater distance in time or space (farther' is used more frequently than further' in this physical sense)
     farther north
    farther north
     moved farther away
    moved farther away
     farther down the corridor
    farther down the corridor
     the practice may go back still farther to the Druids
    the practice may go back still farther to the Druids
     went only three miles further
    went only three miles further
     further in the future
    further in the future
  • adj

  • () more distant in especially degree  ( farther, further )
    more distant in especially degree
     nothing could be further from the truth
    nothing could be further from the truth
     further from our expectations
    further from our expectations
     farther from the truth
    farther from the truth
     farther from our expectations
    farther from our expectations
  • verb

  • () promote the growth of  ( further, foster )
    promote the growth of
     Foster our children's well-being and education
    Foster our children's well-being and education
  • () contribute to the progress or growth of  ( boost, further, advance, promote, encourage )
    contribute to the progress or growth of
     I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
    I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom


  •  FAR FAR

    adj

  • () located at a great distance in time or space or degree  ( far )
    located at a great distance in time or space or degree
     we come from a far country
    we come from a far country
     far corners of the earth
    far corners of the earth
     the far future
    the far future
     a far journey
    a far journey
     the far side of the road
    the far side of the road
     far from the truth
    far from the truth
     far in the future
    far in the future
  • noun

  • a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again  ( ALIR, Army for the Liberation of Rwanda, FAR, Former Armed Forces, Interahamwe )
    a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
     in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists
    in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists
  • adv

  • () to a considerable degree; very much  ( far )
    to a considerable degree; very much
     a far far better thing that I do
    a far far better thing that I do
     felt far worse than yesterday
    felt far worse than yesterday
     eyes far too close together
    eyes far too close together
  • () at or to or from a great distance in space  ( far )
    at or to or from a great distance in space
     he traveled far
    he traveled far
     strayed far from home
    strayed far from home
     sat far away from each other
    sat far away from each other
  • () at or to a certain point or degree  ( far )
    at or to a certain point or degree
     I can only go so far before I have to give up
    I can only go so far before I have to give up
     how far can we get with this kind of argument?
    how far can we get with this kind of argument?
  • () remote in time  ( far )
    remote in time
     if we could see far into the future
    if we could see far into the future
     all that happened far in the past
    all that happened far in the past
  • to an advanced stage or point  ( far )
    to an advanced stage or point
     a young man who will go very far
    a young man who will go very far
  • adj

  • () being of a considerable distance or length  ( far )
    being of a considerable distance or length
     a far trek
    a far trek
  • () being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle  ( far )
    being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle
     the horse on the right is the far horse
    the horse on the right is the far horse
     the right side is the far side of the horse
    the right side is the far side of the horse
  • beyond a norm in opinion or actions  ( far )
    beyond a norm in opinion or actions
     the far right
    the far right