more distant in especially space or time
"they live in the farther house"
more distant in especially degree
"nothing could be further from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations"
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"
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"
Of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
more remote; more distant than something else
tending to a greater distance; beyond a certain point; additional; further
at or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond; as, let us rest with what we have, without looking farther
moreover; by way of progress in treating a subject; as, farther, let us consider the probable event
to help onward. [R.] See Further
Origin: [For farrer, OE. ferrer, compar. of far; confused with further. Cf. Farthest.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fär′thėr, adj. (comp. of Far) more far or distant: tending to a greater distance: longer: additional.—adv. at or to a greater distance; more remotely: beyond: moreover.—adjs. and advs. Far′thermore, furthermore; Far′thermost, furthermost.—adj. Farthest (superl. of Far), most far, distant, or remote.—adv. at or to the greatest distance. [A rather recent form, comp. of far, the euphonic th being inserted from the analogy of further.]
The numerical value of farther in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of farther in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of farther in a Sentence
A lie travels farther than the truth.
The farther away, the closer the home becomes.
The nearer the worship place, the farther from God
International currencies are going to go a lot farther.
It all meant nothing but 'Move a little farther. You are to near me.'
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