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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 ?
I said that if a man in his condition was willing to think, work, and act, I should not be wanting in furthering in every possible way the wish of his heart.
Papers accumulated without much furthering their task, and in dull moments Katharine had her doubts whether they would ever produce anything at all fit to lay before the public.
You do not like to hear these things, Vincy, but on this occasion I feel called upon to tell you that I have no motive for furthering such a disposition of property as that which you refer to.
He did a great deal of good to artists by simply not injuring them and by furthering their wishes on certain occasions when their self-love wanted some rather costly gratification.
Alan in high good humour at the furthering of his schemes, and I in bitter dudgeon at being called a Jacobite and treated like a child.