farther


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Synonyms for farther

more distant in especially space or time

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more distant in especially degree

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to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage ('further' is used more often than 'farther' in this abstract sense)

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to or at a greater distance in time or space ('farther' is used more frequently than 'further' in this physical sense)

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References in classic literature ?
A little way farther on, and Jurgis and Ona, staring open-eyed and wondering, came to the place where this "made" ground was in process of making.
Both were cruelly tired, yet Becky said she thought she could go a little farther.
She extended her dress still farther over the article in question as she said, "Oh dear no
One might, indeed, rest sufficiently satisfied with what, it is evident, must be, in general, the results of such a relation, with- out seeking farther to find whether they have fol- lowed in every instance.
Dashwood began shortly to give over every hope of the kind, and to be convinced, from the general drift of his discourse, that his assistance extended no farther than their maintenance for six months at Norland.
Soon cool draughts of air began to reach me, and a few steps farther I came forth into the open borders of the grove, and saw the sea lying blue and sunny to the horizon and the surf tumbling and tossing its foam along the beach.
This spring, or rather these two springs, are two holes, each about two feet diameter, a stone's cast distant from each other; the one is but about five feet and a half in depth--at least we could not get our plummet farther, perhaps because it was stopped by roots, for the whole place is full of trees; of the other, which is somewhat less, with a line of ten feet we could find no bottom, and were assured by the inhabitants that none ever had been found.
He had turned for that portion of the forest which abutted on the cliffs, and thus the mad race was taking the entire party farther and farther from the boulder where I lay concealed.
For hours we followed the dark and gloomy river farther and farther into the bowels of Mars.