Found 2 items, similar to farther.
English → English
adj 1: at a great distance in time or space or degree; “we come
from a far country”
; “far corners of the earth”
; “a far journey”
; “the far side of the
; “far from the truth”
; “far in the future”
2: being of a considerable distance or length; “a far trek”
3: 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 right side is the far side
of the horse”
4: beyond a norm in opinion or actions; “the far right”
adv 1: to a considerable degree; very much; “a far far better thing
that I do”
; “felt far worse than yesterday”
; “eyes far
too close together”
2: at or to or from a great distance in space; “he traveled
; “strayed far from home”
; “sat far away from each
3: at or to a certain point or degree; “I can only go so far
before I have to give up”
; “how far can we get with this
kind of argument?”
4: remote in time; “if we could see far into the future”
that happened far in the past”
5: to an advanced stage or point; “a young man who will go very
adj 1: more distant in especially space or time; “they live in the
2: more distant in especially degree; “nothing could be further
from the truth”
; “further from our expectations”
from the truth”
; “farther from our expectations”
adv 1: 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”
; “let's not discuss it further”
“nothing could be further from the truth”
; “they are
further along in their research than we expected”
“the application of the law was extended farther”
is going no farther in his studies”
2: to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is
used more frequently than `further' in this physical
sense); “farther north”
; “moved farther away”
down the corridor”
; “the practice may go back still
farther to the Druids”
; “went only three miles further”
“further in the future”
English → English
, a. [Farther
are used as the compar.
and superl. of far, although they are corruptions arising
from confusion with further and furthest. See Further
[OE. fer, feor, AS. feor; akin to OS. fer, D. ver, OHG.
ferro, adv., G. fern, a., Icel. fjarri, Dan. fjirn, Sw.
fjerran, adv., Goth. fa[=i]rra, adv., Gr. ????? beyond, Skr.
paras, adv., far, and prob. to L. per through, and E. prefix
for-, as in forgive, and also to fare. Cf. Farther
1. Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually
separated by a wide space or extent.
They said, . . . We be come from a far country.
--Josh. ix. 6.
The nations far and near contend in choice.
2. Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far
be it from me to justify cruelty.
3. Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally
or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.
They that are far from thee ahsll perish. --Ps.
4. Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in
He was far from ill looking, though he thought
himself still farther. --F. Anstey.
5. The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off
side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one
opposite to the rider when he mounts.
Note: The distinction between the adjectival and adverbial
use of far is sometimes not easily discriminated.
, by much; by a great difference.
, with a long distance (of space or time)
between; at long intervals. “The examinations are few and
(f[aum]r"[th][~e]r), a., compar. of Far
(-[th][e^]st). See Further
farrer, OE. ferrer, compar. of far; confused with further.
1. More remote; more distant than something else.
2. Tending to a greater distance; beyond a certain point;
Before our farther way the fates allow. --Dryden.
Let me add a farther Truth. --Dryden.
Some farther change awaits us. --MIlton.
1. At or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond; as,
let us rest with what we have, without looking farther.
2. Moreover; by way of progress in treating a subject; as,
farther, let us consider the probable event.
, (used elliptically for) go no farther; say no
It will be dangerous to go on. No farther ! --Shak.
, v. t.
To help onward. [R.] See Further