Antonyms
Etymology

1. further

adverb. ['ˈfɝːðɝ'] to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (further' is used more often thanfarther' in this abstract sense).

Antonyms

  • worsen

Etymology

  • furþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Further

  • werther

How do you pronounce further?

Pronounce further as ˈfərðər.

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How do you spell further? Is it futher ?

A common misspelling of further is futher

Sentences with further


1. Adverb
However, if you attempt to clear your throat incorrectly you can further damage your vocal cords and voice.

2. Adjective, comparative
If you’re seeking a hassle-free Florida experience, look no further than the array of all-inclusive options.

3. Adjective
Do not use more than light pressure to avoid further scratching the surface.

Quotes about further


1. We are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.
- H.L. Mencken, A Mencken Chrestomathy

2. Further, an excess of legislation defeats its own ends. It makes the whole population criminals, and turns them all into police and police spies. The moral health of such a people is ruined for ever; only revolution can save it.
- Aleister Crowley, Cocaine: Impressions & Opinions

2. further

verb. ['ˈfɝːðɝ'] promote the growth of.

Synonyms

  • encourage
  • boost
  • promote
  • advance

Antonyms

  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • stand still

Etymology

  • furþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. further

adjective. ['ˈfɝːðɝ'] more distant in especially degree.

Synonyms

  • farther

Antonyms

  • discourage
  • biological

Etymology

  • furþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. further

verb. ['ˈfɝːðɝ'] contribute to the progress or growth of.

Synonyms

  • help
  • feed
  • connive at
  • support
  • wink at
  • encourage
  • back up
  • boost
  • spur
  • promote
  • contribute
  • lead
  • carry
  • conduce
  • advance

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • denitrify
  • deprive
  • forbid

Etymology

  • furþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. further

adverb. ['ˈfɝːðɝ'] to or at a greater distance in time or space (farther' is used more frequently thanfurther' in this physical sense).

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Etymology

  • furþor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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