Definition for afar (2 of 2)
noun, plural A·fars, A·fa·ra [uh-fahr-uh] /əˈfɑr ə/, (especially collectively) A·far for 1.
Examples from the Web for afar
The team tracked individuals from afar to get a sense of their behavior.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family|Helen Thompson|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Letters to Afar” demonstrates how ordinary the victims were.
If ever there was a time for a show like “Letters to Afar” to be shown in Budapest, it is now.
But the big question, of course, was how closely Russia watched from afar.Shocked by Ukraine Violence, NATO Prepares to Face Down Putin|Leo Cendrowicz|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Zamir had to make do with observing events from afar, and what he saw was totally unsatisfactory.Mossad’s Greatest Female Assassin: An Excerpt From ‘Sylvia Rafael’|Ram Oren, Moti Kfir|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Afar, is the reign of philosophy; close up is the chaos of the Carlovingian era.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 2 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
This will be the earthquake felt in Agra on afar 3rd 911 AH.The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
Rose had met her a number of times before the incident referred to happened, but had always surveyed the lioness from afar.The Real Adventure|Henry Kitchell Webster
Others have the same power that snakes have, though vastly intensified, mesmerizing their victims from afar.A Journey in Other Worlds|John Jacob Astor
You can realize it if you believe, but reasoning will only set it afar off.Chaitanya's Life And Teachings|Krishna das Kaviraja
British Dictionary definitions for afar
Word Origin for afar
Word Origin and History for afar
contraction of Middle English of feor (late 12c.), on ferr (c.1300), from Old English feor "far" (see far); the a- representing both of and on compounds (which meant the same thing). Spelled afer in 14c.