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farther   WordNet 2.0

- more distant in especially space or time
"they live in the farther house"

 
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- more distant in especially degree
"nothing could be further from the truth"
"further from our expectations"
"farther from the truth"
"farther from our expectations"

 
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- to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther'' is used more frequently than `further'' in this physical sense)
"farther north"
"moved farther away"
"farther down the corridor"
"the practice may go back still farther to the Druids"
"went onl

 
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- to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further'' is used more often than `farther'' in this abstract sense)
"further complicated by uncertainty about the future"
"let''s not discuss it further"
"nothing could be further from the

 
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Farther   Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

1. More remote; more distant than something else.

2. Tending to a greater distance; beyond a certain point; additional; further.

"Before our farther way the fates allow." -- Dryden.

"Let me add a farther Truth." -- Dryden.

"Some farther change awaits us." -- MIlton.

 
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1. At or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond; as, let us rest with what we have, without looking farther.

2. Moreover; by way of progress in treating a subject; as, farther, let us consider the probable event.

No farther
(used elliptically for) go no farther; say no more, etc.

"It will be dangerous to go on. No farther !" -- Shak.

 
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1. To help onward. [R.] See Further.

 
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