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Definitions of further

  1. existing or coming by way of addition; " an additional problem"; " further information"; " there will be further delays"; " took more time"
  2. more distant in especially degree; " nothing could be further from the truth"; " further from our expectations"; " farther from the truth"; " farther from our expectations"
  3. 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"
  4. 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"
  5. To a greater distance; in addition; moreover. See Farther.
  6. More remote; at a greater distance; more in advance; farther; as, the further end of the field. See Farther.
  7. Beyond; additional; as, a further reason for this opinion; nothing further to suggest.
  8. More distant; additional.
  9. To a greater distance or degree; moreover; also.
  10. To promote; help forward.
  11. To a greater distance or degree: in addition.
  12. To help forward, promote.
  13. Farther; more distant; in addition.
  14. To a greater distance or degree.
  15. To promote.
  16. Compar. More distant or advanced; fuller; additional.
  17. More remotely; farther; in addition; besides.
  18. To a greater distance or degree; besides.
  19. To help forward; to promote.
  20. More distant; beyond this; additional; now used as the comp. of far.
  21. To a greater distance.
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Usage examples for further

  1. Nothing, however, could have been further from the truth. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  2. Have no further fear of that. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  3. But- I guess we must look further. – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  4. But what is the use of going on any further with the story? – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  5. We have, I think, just time to catch our train at Paddington, and I will go further into the matter upon our journey. – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. Whether he were or not, Ormond would inquire no further. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  7. But he had never been further from sleep in his life. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  8. I'm afraid we can be of no further use to each other. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  9. Well, I'll write further about it some day. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  10. Further than that I ain't got nawthin' to say. – At Whispering Pine Lodge by Lawrence J. Leslie
  11. He didn't need to be broken down any further. – The Colonists by Raymond F. Jones
  12. I'll go further and say that I don't think you could do better. – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby
  13. You are fit for nothing further, and need rest and sleep. – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  14. And Dolly could get no further. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  15. I am not called upon, said he, to go any further with you than this. – A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green
  16. I have no need to read further. – The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins
  17. I have no further use for it, I believe!" – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson
  18. I almost hate you for having loved him; and if I thought you would dare to cross me further by holding to him now, I'd drive you from my door this very hour. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  19. Come, hadn't you better give in now- and save further trouble?" – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
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