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Definition of "furthest" []

  • Most distant in degree, time, or space: That's the furthest thing from my mind. They explored the furthest reaches of space. (adjective)
  • To the greatest extent or degree: went the furthest of all the children in her education. (adverb)
  • At or to the most distant point in space or time: He swam the furthest. (adverb)
  • To the greatest degree or extent (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 or at the greatest distance in time or space; farthest (adverb)
  • Most distant or remote in time or space; farthest (adjective)

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Use "furthest" in a sentence
  • "After being wrong on WMD's, Nukes and Al Queda links to Iraq – all of which were found to be wrong and furthest from the truth."
  • "Brydon placed Shevyn on a cushioned settee in the antechamber furthest from the door."
  • "Atto hovers at the end of the bar furthest from the dance floor."