far

(redirected from farther)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

far

adjective back, beyond the eye, beyond the horiion, distant, far away, far back, far off, further, in the dissance, inaccessible, miles away, out of reach, out of sight, out of the way, outlying, remote, removed, too distant, too far, too far away, too far removed, unapproachable
Associated concepts: far apart for purposes of settlement
See also: inaccessible, obscure, remote
References in classic literature ?
Tom got down on his knees and felt below, and then as far around the corner as he could reach with his hands conveniently; he made an effort to stretch yet a little farther to the right, and at that moment, not twenty yards away, a human hand, holding a candle, appeared from behind a rock
The mist that rises from this fall of water may be seen much farther than the noise can be heard.
With a gesture I silenced him, and together we drew aside into another corridor a few paces farther on.
Richardson, Barth, and Overweg, jealously anxious to push their investigations farther, arrived at Tunis and Tripoli, like their predecessors, and got as far as Mourzouk, the capital of Fezzan.
Everyone got up and began watching the movements of our troops below, as plainly visible as if but a stone's throw away, and the movements of the approaching enemy farther off.
Flushing, as he sat down, advised them to keep their eyes fixed on the left bank, where they would soon pass a clearing, and in that clearing, was a hut where Mackenzie, the famous explorer, had died of fever some ten years ago, almost within reach of civilisation--Mackenzie, he repeated, the man who went farther inland than any one's been yet.
I thought that I should find him farther down the trail, probably finishing Perry, and so I leaped in the direction I supposed him to be, to find Perry perched upon a pro-jecting rock several feet above the trail.