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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)

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 "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."