at or to a greater distance; farther: I'm too tired to go further.
at or to a more advanced point; to a greater extent: Let's not discuss it further.
more distant or remote; farther: The map shows it to be further than I thought.
more extended: Does this mean a further delay?
- fur·ther·er, noun
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How to use further in a sentence
Also, she was tall and thin, too, further adding to the ways she met the physical beauty conventions.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America? | Emily Shire | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her post-crown fame, though, only further begs the question: Why has there not been another Jewish Miss America since 1945?Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America? | Emily Shire | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Uganda, legislators are considering further criminalization of LGBT advocacy and same-sex relationships.
further, there are maintenance crews who have to fix those drones.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says | Dave Majumdar | January 5, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
After that speech, many of the students gathered around to talk further.
Off went the officers again, some distance to the front, and then back again to their men, and got them on a little further.
The improvement of transport still further swelled the volume of production.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
Harry had no further adventures in reaching Fulton, and at once reported to Captain Duffield, who was in command of the post.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
He, therefore, did as he said; made no further observation, but conducted himself to his young friend with grave distance.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
As the next verse is the last you needn't trouble yourself to make any further observations.Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
British Dictionary definitions for further
in addition; furthermore
to a greater degree or extent
to or at a more advanced point
to or at a greater distance in time or space; farther
more distant or remote in time or space; farther
(tr) to assist the progress of; promote
- furtherer, noun
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