farther farther  /ˈfɑr ðər/


  1. (adj) located at a great distance in time or space or degree
  2. (adj) being of a considerable distance or length
  3. (adv) at or to or from a great distance in space
  4. (adv) to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)
  5. (adj) being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle
  6. (adj) beyond a norm in opinion or actions
  7. (adv) to a considerable degree; very much
  8. (adv) at or to a certain point or degree
  9. (adv) remote in time
  10. (adv) to an advanced stage or point
  11. (adj) more distant in especially space or time
  12. (adj) more distant in especially degree
  13. (adv) to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense)
  14. (n) a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again


  1. With just a pen and paper, he peeked farther behind Nature's curtain than anyone had since Newton then spent the rest of his years living it down.
  2. Aware that two girls were still farther out in the water, Vance walked backward, pulling the shark along the sandy bottom of the shallow sea toward shore.
  3. Much farther along, the front-line toilers did their work.


  1. Yourwellness Magazine Investigates Rising Rates of Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery

    With a new study finding that black Americans who live near fast-food restaurants have a higher BMI than those living farther away, Yourwellness Magazine took a closer look at the obesity epidemic, and how it has spawned a new trend in weight loss surgery. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10778677.htm
    on June 22, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Google Rethinks Its Hiring Process – Less Emphasis On Test Scores, More On Personal Experience

    Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online In the early days, the folks at Google made themselves an example of a new age; a few people with an idea and a few lines of code could build a billion dollar company. They took this even farther with their unorthodox thoughts on how a business should be run. Employees were given time during the week, while on the job, to work on their own ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: redOrbit


    LOS ANGELES -- If you walk into a Barnes & Noble store -- yes, there are actual bookstores here -- you are more or less surrounded by tables and shelves marked "Beach Reading." But if you're not going to the beach anytime soon, there are three very good books farther in the back. The titles are enough to make your head hurt:-- "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America" by George Packer ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Richard Reeves via Yahoo! News


  1. "Al-Qaeda has an expanding base in Pakistan that is probably no farther from their old Afghan sanctuary than a train ride from Washington to Philadelphia," Obama said in excerpts released by his campaign.
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: The Age

  2. "It can be done," Verplank said. "But it does put a handful of guys at a much greater advantage, and those guys all hit the ball farther than I do. I was playing a practice round with Davis Love III, and he's launching it 300 yards to the top...
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Scott Verplank Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "I've seen guys with their eyes pretty wide open for a while, then they settle in and it's a football game," Holmgren said. "The intensity level in playoff games -- and the farther you go along in the playoffs, and of course in the Super Bowl...
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Mike Holmgren Source: SportingNews.com

Word of the Day
affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /