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Definitions of farther

  1. To help onward. [R.] See Further. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. More remote; more distant than something else. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Tending to a greater distance; beyond a certain point; additional; further. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. More remotely; moreover. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. At or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond; moreover. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Compar. & superl. of FAR. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. more distant in especially space or time; "they live in the farther house" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. Comparative of far; more distant or remote; additional. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. (comp. of FAR), More far or distant; tending to a greater distance; longer; additional. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. At, or to, a greater distance; moreover. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. Comp. deg. More remote; longer; tending to a greater distance. See Further. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for farther

  1. I touched Le Gaire on the shoulder, and whispered in his ear: " How much farther is it?" – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  2. No, I will not go any farther – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
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