(old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far
"we traveled afar"; "we could see the ship afar off"; "the Magi came from afar"
A Cushitic language spoken in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti.
The people speaking this language and residing in these regions.
A region in Ethiopia.
At, to, or from a great distance; far away.
He was seen from afar.
at, to, or from a great distance; far away; -- often used with from preceding, or off following; as, he was seen from afar; I saw him afar off
Origin: [Pref. a- (for on or of) + far.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-fär′, adv. from a far distance (usually preceded by from): to a distance (usually followed by off). [A.S. feor, with prep. of or on. See Far.]
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The numerical value of afar in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of afar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Travellers from afar can lie with impunity.
Seek not for fresher founts afar, Just drop you bucket where you are.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
Keep thy heart afar from sorrow, and be not anxious about the trouble which is not yet come.
It is not easy to stop the fire when the water is at a distance; friends at hand are better than relations afar off.
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