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Overview of adj farther

The adj farther has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) farther

(more distant in especially space or time; "they live in the farther house")

2. (1) further, farther

(more distant in especially degree; "nothing could be further from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations")


Overview of adj far

The adj far has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (20) far

(located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future")

2. (5) far

(being of a considerable distance or length; "a far trek")

3. (1) far

(being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle; "the horse on the right is the far horse"; "the right side is the far side of the horse")

4. far

(beyond a norm in opinion or actions; "the far right")


Overview of adv farther

The adv farther has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) further, farther

(to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense); "further complicated by uncertainty about the future"; "let's not discuss it further"; "nothing could be further from the truth"; "they are further along in their research than we expected"; "the application of the law was extended farther"; "he is going no farther in his studies")

2. (2) farther, further

(to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense); "farther north"; "moved farther away"; "farther down the corridor"; "the practice may go back still farther to the Druids"; "went only three miles further"; "further in the future")

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