Definitions for furtherˈfɜr ðər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adv.)at or to a greater distance; farther:
too tired to go further.
at or to a more advanced point; to a greater extent:
Let's not discuss it further.
in addition; moreover:
Further, he should be here any minute.
(adj.)more distant or remote; farther:
The map shows it to be further than I thought.
a further delay?
Further meetings seem pointless.
(v.t.)to help forward (a work, undertaking, cause, etc.); promote; advance; forward:
You can always count on her to further good causes.
* Usage: See farther.
Origin of further:
bef. 900; ME furthere, OE furthra
more distant in especially degree
"nothing could be further from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations"
promote the growth of
"Foster our children's well-being and education"
promote, advance, boost, further, encourage(adverb)
contribute to the progress or growth of
"I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
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 truth"; "they are further along in their research than we expected"; "the application of the law was extended farther"; "he is going no farther in his studies"
in addition or furthermore
"if we further suppose"; "stated further that he would not cooperate with them"; "they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already"
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 only three miles further"; "further in the future"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
in addition to or to a greater degree
Don't upset him any further.; to look further back in history
to make a stronger argument
I would go even further and say the situation is a crisis.
She lives a little further down the street.; There were no further problems.
To encourage growth.
Further the economy.
To support progress or growth of something.
Also; in addition to.
A greater distance in space or time; farther.
Washington DC is further from Europe than New York.
Moreover; beyond what is already stated.
Further, affiant sayeth naught. (A formal statement ending a deposition or affidavit, immediately preceding the affiant's signature.)
; of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
Origin: From furþor, from furþera, from per- (a common preposition).
to a greater distance; in addition; moreover. See Farther
more remote; at a greater distance; more in advance; farther; as, the further end of the field. See Farther
beyond; additional; as, a further reason for this opinion; nothing further to suggest
to help forward; to promote; to advance; to forward; to help or assist
Translations for further
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
more; in addition
I cannot explain further; There is no further news.
- maisPortuguese (BR)
- více; dalšíCzech
- περισσότερο(ς), άλλο(ς)Greek
- más; ademásSpanish
- और आगे, अधिक विस्तार से, के अलावाHindi
- dalje, dodatnoCroatian
- több; másHungarian
- lebih lanjutIndonesian
- frekar, meira, nánarIcelandic
- oltre, ulterioreItalian
- それ以上 (の)Japanese
- daugiau; tolesnis, tolimesnisLithuanian
- papildu-; sīkākLatvian
- lebih lanjutMalay
- mer, ytterligere, videreNorwegian
- więcej, dodatkowo, dalszyPolish
- اضافه ترPashto
- mai mult;în plusRomanian
- далее; дополнительныйRussian
- mer, fler, ytterligareSwedish
- bundan başkaTurkish
- 更多地(的)Chinese (Trad.)
- thêm nữa, hơn nữaVietnamese
- 更多地（的）Chinese (Simp.)
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