adverb, comparative of far, with furthest as superlative.
adjective, comparative of far, with furthest as superlative.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of further
words often confused with further
OTHER WORDS FROM furtherfur·ther·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for further
A lack of security and an unstable political situation have only furthered an already disturbing trend of sexual harassment.
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|DAILY BEAST
In recent weeks, his defense minister Ehud Barak and the Israeli President Shimon Peres have furthered that request.
These aims were furthered by playing upon the wishes of Philip to recover his rights to the French throne.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
So that the plot, by its own scope and progress, furthered and confirmed itself.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. XII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Yet I could not see that it furthered us in solving the greater mystery.The Social Gangster|Arthur B. Reeve
This play of imagination in sleep is furthered by the peculiar attitude of attention.Illusions|James Sully
Her inspiration is furthered by this contact with those who are to become her fellow classmates.The Art of Stage Dancing|Ned Wayburn
British Dictionary definitions for further
Derived forms of furtherfurtherer, noun
Word Origin for further
Idioms and Phrases with further
see without further ado.