further further  /ˈfɜr ðər/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. To further humiliate her, and make an example of those who would defy the power of local strongmen, she was paraded naked before hundreds of onlookers.
  2. And it's likely that gas prices will fall further.
  3. The press distorted the statement further.

News

  1. Further Plans at U.K.'s National Theatre Include John Heffernan as Edward II and New Work in the Shed

    Further plans for July to November at the U.K.'s National Theatre include a new production of Marlowe's Edward II, beginning performances Aug. 28 in the Olivier Theatre, prior to an official opening Sept. 4, and then playing in rep through Oct. 26.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Playbill

  2. Ecuador Gold announces further Santa Barbara drill results of 476 meters of 0.68 g/t gold and 0.12% copper and 146 ...

    Ecuador Gold announces further Santa Barbara drill results of 476 meters of 0.68 g/t gold and 0.12% copper and 146 meters of 0.90 g/t gold and 0.12% copper in drill holes DSB-26 and DSB-27
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Huhtamaki taking further actions in its Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania segment to improve competitiveness

    HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 13.6.2013 AT 15:00 Huhtamäki Oyj has initiated further efficiency enhancing measures to improve the competitiveness of its Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania business ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "These charges underscore the global nature of the terrorist threat we face," David Kris, US Assistant Attorney General for National Security, said. "They further reflect the effectiveness of mutual investigations and cooperation with our...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David S. Kris Source: Times of India

  2. "The gaps have narrowed," said Daniel Shapiro, senior Middle East director at the National Security Council, told reporters on Friday. "And we believe there are opportunities to further narrow those gaps, to allow the sides to take that next...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Daniel Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I have spoken with Mr. Baxter and he has now confirmed that he did not receive a call from your institution," Garrett wrote to Moore. "Therefore, USC has no intention of pursuing this matter further. I apologize for any inconvenience or...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mike Garrett Source: ESPN (blog)

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