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far

[ fahr ]
/ fɑr /
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adverb

adjective, far·ther or fur·ther, far·thest or fur·thest.

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Idioms for far

Origin of far

First recorded before 900; Middle English far, fer, Old English feorr; cognate with Old High German ferr, Old Norse fjar, Gothic fairra; akin to German fern “far,” Latin porrō “forward, further,” Greek prós(s)ō, pórsō, pórrō “forward, onward”
See as1, farther.
farness, nouno·ver·far, adverb, adjective
fair, far , fare
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British Dictionary definitions for far

far
/ (fɑː) /

adverb farther, further, farthest or furthest

adjective (prenominal)

farness, noun
Old English feorr; related to Old Frisian fīr, Old High German ferro, Latin porro forwards, Greek pera further
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Idioms and Phrases with far

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