adverb, comparative of far, with farthest as superlative.
adjective, comparative of far, with farthest as superlative.
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Origin of farther
words often confused with farther
The expression all the farther (or further ) in place of as far as occurs chiefly in informal speech: This is all the farther the train goes. See also all.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fartherfarther , further (see confusables note at the current entry)
Words nearby farther
Example sentences from the Web for farther
The Freedom author went to a deserted island to write Farther Away.Roughing It With Jonathan Franzen’s ‘Farther Away’|Chris Wallace|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Farther down the highway, a smaller group chanted pro-death slogans and tossed insults at the supporters of Graney.
Farther along in this same letter Calderwell touched upon his new friend again.Miss Billy's Decision|Eleanor H. Porter
Farther to the north was a small column on the road Milan-Vercelli.
Farther on we crossed three more tributaries of the larger stream, all fairly wide and deep.An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet|A. Henry Savage Landor
Farther down stream, however, the efforts met with better fortune.With the British Army in The Holy Land|Henry Osmond Lock
Farther on, in the Rue St. Honoré, a squad of dismounted cuirassiers stood listlessly holding the bridles of their horses.Mlle. Fouchette|Charles Theodore Murray
British Dictionary definitions for farther
Word Origin for farther
usage for farther
Idioms and Phrases with farther
see can't see beyond (farther than) the end of one's nose.