What does furthest mean?

Definitions for furthest
ˈfɜr ðɪstfur·thest

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost(adverb)

    (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order

    "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"

  2. furthest, farthest(adverb)

    to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense)

    "went the furthest of all the children in her education"; "furthest removed from reality"; "she goes farthest in helping us"

  3. farthest, furthest(adverb)

    to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense)

    "see who could jump the farthest"; "chose the farthest seat from the door"; "he swam the furthest"


  1. furthest(Adjective)

    A synonym of farthest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Furthest(adj)

    superl. Most remote; most in advance; farthest. See Further, a

  2. Furthest(adverb)

    at the greatest distance; farthest

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of furthest in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of furthest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of furthest in a Sentence

  1. Rod Drury:

    Because we're such a small market and we're the furthest country away from any other trading partner, then it's so much more important for us.

  2. Louis Pasteur:

    Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.

  3. Kahlil Gibran:

    When you work you fulfil a part of earth's furthest dream, assigned to you when that dream was born. And in keeping yourself with labour you are in truth loving life, And to love life through labour is to be intimate with life's inmost secret.

  4. William Webb:

    They’re the furthest along at the moment.

  5. Andrew Kenningham:

    Many sectors of the eurozone economy have closed completely, and others are operating well below capacity, activity has fallen furthest in Italy and Spain because the restrictions there have been the most draconian.

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    the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
    • A. accessory
    • B. cycling
    • C. investigating
    • D. aerial

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