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Definition of "further" []

  • More distant in degree, time, or space: a result that was further from our expectations than last time; the further lamppost. (adjective)
  • Additional: a further example; a further delay. (adjective)
  • To a greater extent; more: considered further the consequences of her actions. (adverb)
  • In addition; furthermore: He stated further that he would not cooperate with the committee. (adverb)
  • At or to a more distant or advanced point: went only three miles further; reading five pages further tonight. See Usage Note at farther. (adverb)
  • In addition; furthermore (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To a greater degree or extent (adverb)
  • To or at a more advanced point (adverb)
  • To or at a greater distance in time or space; farther (adverb)
  • Additional; more (adjective)
  • More distant or remote in time or space; farther (adjective)
  • To assist the progress of; promote (verb)

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Use "further" in a sentence
  • "J Brand was already the must-have jean brand for the style pack even the Duchess of Cambridge wanted a piece of the action but this long-term collaboration has won the label further fashion credentials."
  • "The extra "r" added by Jarry only propels the word further from any semantic content and into the realm of pure scream and abstraction."
  • "This time it was Katani who found the name further down the wall among the Rs."