Definitions of far

  1. being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle; " the horse on the right is the far horse"; " the right side is the far side of the horse"
  2. at or to or from a great distance in space; " he traveled far"; " strayed far from home"; " sat far away from each other"
  3. remote in time; " if we could see far into the future"; " all that happened far in the past"
  4. to a considerable degree; very much; " a far far better thing that I do"; " felt far worse than yesterday"; " eyes far too close together"
  5. at or to a certain point or degree; " I can only go so far before I have to give up"; " how far can we get with this kind of argument?"
  6. to an advanced stage or point; " a young man who will go very far"
  7. at a great distance in time or space or degree; " we come from a far country"; " far corners of the earth"; " the far future"; " a far journey"; " the far side of the road"; " far from the truth"; " far in the future"
  8. being of a considerable distance or length; " a far trek"
  9. beyond a norm in opinion or actions; " the far right"
  10. a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to reinstitute Hutu control; " in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists"
  11. A young pig, or a litter of pigs.
  12. Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent.
  13. Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.
  14. Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.
  15. Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.
  16. The more distant of two; as, the far side ( called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts.
  17. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other.
  18. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity.
  19. In great part; as, the day is far spent.
  20. In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly.
  21. Remote; distant; extending widely or at length; contrary to design or purpose.
  22. Remotely; very much; to a certain point or degree; to a great distance; widely.
  23. Farther, further.
  24. Farthest, furthest.
  25. Remote; more distant of two; remote from or contrary to purpose or design.
  26. To a great distance in time, space, or proportion; remotely; considerably or in great part; very much; to a great height; to a certain point, degree, or distance.
  27. At a distance.
  28. At, or to, a distance; very much.
  29. Distant; remote.
  30. Remote; distant; reaching a long way.
  31. To a great distance or degree; by very much.
  32. From afar.
  33. Distant, in any direction; remote; remote from or contrary to design or wish; remote in affection or obedience; alienated; more distant of two.
  34. To a great distance, in space, time, or proportion; remotely; interrogatively, to what distance; in great part; very much; to a certain point. By far, in a great degree; very much. From far, from a great distance; from a remote place. Far from, at a great distance. Far off, at or to a great distance. Far other, very different.
  35. A variety of buckwheat grown on poor lands in the south of Europe.
  36. Distant; remote; more distant; remoter of the two.
  37. Remotely; very much; in a great part, as, " the night is far spent".

Usage examples for far

  1. So far as they know it, at least. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  2. How far may I go? – The Passenger from Calais by Arthur Griffiths
  3. It's up to you how far we go. – The Case and The Girl by Randall Parrish
  4. They're too far away. – The Flutter of the Goldleaf; and Other Plays by Olive Tilford Dargan and Frederick Peterson
  5. " He can't have gone far," he said. – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  6. I asked him how far back he could remember. – The Dawn of Amateur Radio in the U.K. and Greece A Personal View by Norman F. Joly
  7. I don't think he will ever go far. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  8. There was in it something of the far away. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  9. Love's about as far away as anything he can get. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  10. How had she gone that far? – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. I don't see him; but he can't be far off. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  12. But there was no answer, and so far as he could tell, there was no one to hear. – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair
  13. Are you going far? – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  14. From far, far away I have come, Who will come now to take me back home? – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  15. They need you far more than I shall. – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  16. That's all I've asked you to do so far. – Father Stafford by Anthony Hope
  17. " He wouldn't go that far," said Bunny. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  18. So far as I can. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes