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Meaning & Definition of Further in English

English

Further

/fərðər/

verb

1. Promote the growth of

  • "Foster our children's well-being and education"
    synonym:
  • foster
  • ,
  • further

2. Contribute to the progress or growth of

  • "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
    synonym:
  • promote
  • ,
  • advance
  • ,
  • boost
  • ,
  • further
  • ,
  • encourage

adjective

1. More distant in especially degree

  • "Nothing could be further from the truth"
  • "Further from our expectations"
  • "Farther from the truth"
  • "Farther from our expectations"
    synonym:
  • further
  • ,
  • farther

adverb

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"
  • "He is going no farther in his studies"
    synonym:
  • further
  • ,
  • farther

2. In addition or furthermore

  • "If we further suppose"
  • "Stated further that he would not cooperate with them"
  • "They are definitely coming
  • Further, they should be here already"
    synonym:
  • further

3. 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"
  • "Farther down the corridor"
  • "The practice may go back still farther to the druids"
  • "Went only three miles further"
  • "Further in the future"
    synonym:
  • farther
  • ,
  • further

Examples of using

I would like some further details.
The further we are from one disaster, the closer we are to the next.
It is night when a man crawls along the sidewalk near a traffic light. "Have you lost something by chance?" a passerby asked him. "Yes, a button from a shirt." "Are you sure you've lost it right here?" "No, a little further back. But here there's more light to help me find it."