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furrow | furrowed | furrowy | furry | furry tongue | Further | furtherance | furtherer | furthermore | furthermost | furthersome

Further (root: far)

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Verb (transitive), Adjective, Adverb
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fur=ther

CIDE DICTIONARY

Furtheradv. [A comparative of forth; OE. further, forther, AS. furor, farur; akin to G. fÜrder. See Forth, adv.].
     To a greater distance; in addition; moreover. See Farther.  [1913 Webster]
    "Carries us, I know not how much further, into familiar company."  [1913 Webster]
    "They sdvanced us far as Eleusis and Thria; but no further."  [1913 Webster]
Further off, not so near; apart by a greater distance.
Furthera. compar. 
  •  More remote; at a greater distance; more in advance; farther; as, the further end of the field. See Farther.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Beyond; additional; as, a further reason for this opinion; nothing further to suggest.  [1913 Webster]
    " The forms further and farther are in general not differentiated by writers, but further is preferred by many when application to quantity or degree is implied."  [1913 Webster]
Furtherv. t. [OE. furthren, forthren, AS. fyr, fyr. See Further, adv.].
     To help forward; to promote; to advance; to forward; to help or assist.  [1913 Webster]
    "This binds thee, then, to further my design."  [1913 Webster]
    "I should nothing further the weal public."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Further, adv., adj., & v.
--adv. (also farther esp. with ref. to physical distance)
1 to or at a more advanced point in space or time (unsafe to proceed further).
2 at a greater distance (nothing was further from his thoughts).
3 to a greater extent, more (will enquire further).
4 in addition; furthermore (I may add further).
--adj. (also farther)
1 more distant or advanced (on the further side).
2 more, additional, going beyond what exists or has been dealt with (threats of further punishment).
--v.tr. promote, favour, help on (a scheme, undertaking, movement, or cause).

Idiom
further education Brit. education for persons above school age but usu. below degree level. further to formal following on from (esp. an earlier letter etc.). till further notice (or orders) to continue until explicitly changed.
Derivative
furtherer n. furthermost adj.
Etymology
OE furthor (adv.), furthra (adj.), fyrthrian (v.), formed as FORTH, -ER(3)

THESAURUS

Further

above, accessory, added, additional, additionally, advance, advantage, again, aid, all included, also, altogether, among other things, ancillary, and all, and also, and so, another, as well, assist, au reste, auxiliary, back, beside, besides, beyond, boost, collateral, conduce to, contribute to, contributory, else, en plus, encourage, engender, expedite, extra, facilitate, farther, favor, for lagniappe, forward, foster, fresh, furthermore, generate, hasten, help, in addition, inter alia, into the bargain, item, lend wings to, likewise, make for, more, more distant, moreover, new, on the side, on top of, other, over, over and above, patronize, plus, promote, propagate, push forward, put forward, quicken, remoter, renewed, serve, set forward, similarly, spare, speed, supernumerary, supplemental, supplementary, support, surplus, then, therewith, thither, to boot, too, ulterior, yet, yon, yonder

ROGET THESAURUS

Further

Addition

N addition, annexation, adjection, junction, superposition, superaddition, superjunction, superfetation, accession, reinforcement, increase, increment, supplement, accompaniment, interposition, insertion, added, additional, supplemental, supplementary, suppletory, subjunctive, adjectitious, adscititious, ascititious, additive, extra, accessory, au reste, in addition, more, plus, extra, and, also, likewise, too, furthermore, further, item, and also, and eke, else, besides, to boot, et cetera, and so on, and so forth, into the bargain, cum multis aliis, over and above, moreover, with, withal, including, inclusive, as well as, not to mention, let alone, together with, along with, coupled with, in conjunction with, conjointly, jointly, adde parvum parvo magnus acervus erit.

Aid

VB aid, assist, help, succor, lend one's aid, come to the aid, of, contribute, subscribe to, bring aid, give aid, furnish aid, afford aid, supply aid, give a helping hand, stretch a hand, lend a helping hand, lend a hand, bear a helping hand, hold out a hand, hold out a helping hand, give one a life, give one a cast, give one a turn, take by the hand, take in tow, help a lame dog over a stile, lend wings to, relieve, rescue, set up, set agoing, set on one's legs, bear through, pull through, give new life to, be the making of, reinforce, reenforce, recruit, set forward, put forward, push forward, give a lift, give a shove, give an impulse to, promote, further, forward, advance expedite, speed, quicken, hasten, support, sustain, uphold, prop, hold up, bolster, cradle, nourish, nurture, nurse, dry nurse, suckle, put out to nurse, manure, cultivate, force, foster, cherish, foment, feed the flame, fan the flame, serve, do service to, tender to, pander to, administer to, subminister to, minister to, tend, attend, wait on, take care of, entertain, smooth the bed of death, oblige, accommodate, consult the wishes of, humor, cheer, encourage, second, stand by, back, back up, pay the piper, abet, work for, make interest for, stick up for, take up the cudgels for, take up the cause of, espouse the cause of, adopt the cause of, advocate, beat up for recruits, press into the service, squire, give moral support to, keep in countenance, countenance, patronize, lend oneself to, lend one's countenance to, smile upon, shine upon, favor, befriend, take in hand, enlist under the banners of, side with, be of use to, subserve, benefit, render a service, conduce.

Distance

N distance, space, remoteness, farness, far- cry to, longinquity, elongation, offing, background, remote region, removedness, parallax, reach, span, stride, outpost, outskirt, horizon, aphelion, foreign parts, ultima Thule, ne plus ultra, antipodes, long range, giant's stride, dispersion, length, cosmic distance, light-years, distant, far off, far away, remote, telescopic, distal, wide of, stretching to, yon, yonder, ulterior, transmarine, transpontine, transatlantic, transalpine, tramontane, ultramontane, ultramundane, hyperborean, antipodean, inaccessible, out of the way, unapproached, unapproachable, incontiguous, far off, far away, afar, afar off, off, away, a long way off, a great way off, a good way off, wide away, aloof, wide of, clear of, out of the way, out of reach, abroad, yonder, farther, further, beyond, outre mer, over the border, far and wide, over the hills and far away, from pole to pole, to the uttermost parts, to the ends of the earth, out of hearing, nobody knows where, a perte de vue, out of the sphere of, wide of the mark, a far cry to, apart, asunder, wide apart, wide asunder, longo intervallo, at arm's length, distance lends enchantment, it's a long long way to Tipperary, out of sight, out of mind.


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