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more distant

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  • more distant

more

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remote

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further from

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  • less like
  • more unlike

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being an addition

to cause to move forward or upward, as toward a goal

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promote the growth of

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 ?
If I am being pursued by a tiger, accuracy is furthered by turning round to look at him, but appropriateness by running away without making any search for further knowledge of the beast.
Bianca furthered the schemes which I suggested to my accomplice.
She entered into a secret treaty of alliance, offensive and defensive, with her insinuating visitor; and really did believe, as many others would have done who saw and heard him, that in so doing she furthered the ends of truth, justice, and morality, in a very uncommon degree.