farthest farthest  /ˈfɑr ðəst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
  2. (adv) to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense)
  3. (adv) to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense)

Usage(s):

  1. The man who went farthest, and stayed longest, with Stalin was Vyacheslav Molotov.
  2. His farthest throw, of 63 ft.
  3. But while Mars is indeed remote--at its farthest it's 1,000 times as distant as the moon--it has a lot of things the moon doesn't, most notably an atmosphere.

News

  1. Del Norte students abroad: Overseas adventures

    A year ago Vincent Dutton stepped into opulence — the palace at Versailles. Until then, the Del Norte High School student had never been out of the United States. He had never been on a plane and the farthest he had traveled was to Los Angeles. So when school district employee Patti Rommel gave him and other students an opportunity to see France and Germany, Dutton, who had studied European ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Daily Triplicate

  2. Juneteenth: An Important Celebration

    Juneteenth marks the days in 1865 when the Union Army brought news of emancipation to African Americans in one of the farthest corners of the Confederate States.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: National Constitution Center via Yahoo! News

  3. Washington car show winners announced

    Farthest Traveled, 1994 Chevy Corvette  Oldest Car and People's Choice Winner- 1909 Ford Touring Car  The top two winners at the Washington Business Improvement District's Annual Car show were: Farthest Traveled – Paul Moser – Oakland – 1994 Chevy Corvette;...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Warren Reporter

Quotes

  1. "With all this economic misery and people losing all that money, sex is the farthest thing from their mind," Flynt said.
    on Jan 7, 2009 By: Larry Flynt Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. "A quarter century ago, when I first met Brad, (marriage) was the farthest thing from our imagination," Takei said. "But what seemed impossible at one time becomes, over the passage of time, more and more 'what if' and 'why not.' We have to...
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: George Takei Source: FOXNews

  3. "People say we're slow, tempo-down, stuff like that," said Brian Butch, who leads the Badgers in scoring and rebounding. "That's the farthest from the truth. What we do is make sure we get a good shot on the offensive end, and we make sure we...
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Brian Butch Source: SportingNews.com

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