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Definition of "farthest" []

  • Most remote or distant. (adjective)
  • To or at the most distant or remote point. (adverb)
  • To or at the most advanced point or stage. (adverb)
  • By the greatest extent or degree. (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.

Use "farthest" in a sentence
  • "Chris Anthony, a 20-year veteran with Warren Miller films, went on what he describes as the farthest journey any Warren Miller crew has ever ventured on."
  • "These tend to be the more recently constructed homes built farthest from the urban centers and mass transit systems."
  • "Richard Abruzzo and Carol Rymer Davis were participating in the 54th Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race, an annual race in which teams of balloonists try to see who can fly the farthest from a set point on a maximum of about 1,000 cubic meters (35,300 cubic feet) of gas."