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
A lack of security and an unstable political situation have only furthered an already disturbing trend of sexual harassment.
Would liberals (not to mention what's left of Jewry) in Italy argue that the petitioners furthered "pluralism"?
But a sequel most often means another look or furthered take on the same story, not new adventures and new stories of a character.Leave John Banville Alone! Why Chandler’s Marlowe Should Live On | Ace Atkins | September 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In recent weeks, his defense minister Ehud Barak and the Israeli President Shimon Peres have furthered that request.
According to Gothard, Catherine was in all her mistress' secrets and furthered all her schemes.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
It is expected that this end will be definitely furthered through the study and use of the material contained in this reprint.Philippine Mats | Hugo H. Miller
He furthered malignant humours in his own time by his fondness for personal adornment.Sir Walter Ralegh | William Stebbing
But Irish divisions, fostered by the Union, fomented by statecraft and furthered by many Irishmen, grew steadily more pronounced.The Evolution of Sinn Fein | Robert Mitchell Henry
This is the Eternal element in Christianity which has to be possessed and preserved and furthered.An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy | W. Tudor Jones
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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