Found 2 items, similar to farthest.
English → English
adj 1: most distant or remote; “man's farthest goal”
2: (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or
order; “had traveled to the farthest frontier”
; “don't go
beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree”
the furthest reaches of space”
; “the utmost tip of the
adv 1: to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is
used more often than `furthest' in this physical
sense); “see who could jump the farthest”
; “chose the
farthest seat from the door”
; “he swam the furthest”
2: to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage
(`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this
abstract sense); “went the furthest of all the children in
; “furthest removed from reality”
; “she goes
farthest in helping us”
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^]st), a. Superl. of far
and cf. Furthest
Most distant or remote; as, the farthest degree. See
(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.
At or to the greatest distance. See Furthest