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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 far /ˈfɑr/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Far n.  Zool. A young pig, or a litter of pigs.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Far, a. [Farther and Farthest are used as the compar. and superl. of far, although they are corruptions arising from confusion with further and furthest. See Further.]
 1. Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent.
    They said, . . . We be come from a far country.   --Josh. ix. 6.
    The nations far and near contend in choice.   --Dryden.
 2. Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.
 3. Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.
    They that are far from thee ahsll perish.   --Ps. lxxiii. 27.
 4. Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.
    He was far from ill looking, though he thought himself still farther.   --F. Anstey.
 5. The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts.
 Note:The distinction between the adjectival and adverbial use of far is sometimes not easily discriminated.
 By far, by much; by a great difference.
 Far between, with a long distance (of space or time) between; at long intervals. “The examinations are few and far between.” --Farrar.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Far, adv.
 1. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other.
 2. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity.
 3. In great part; as, the day is far spent.
 4. In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly.
    Who can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far above rubies.   --Prov. xxxi. 10.
 As far as, to the extent, or degree, that. See As far as, under As.
 Far off. (a) At a great distance, absolutely or relatively. (b) Distant in sympathy or affection; alienated. “But now, in Christ Jesus, ye who some time were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.” --Eph. ii. 13.
 Far other, different by a great degree; not the same; quite unlike. --Pope.
 Far and near, at a distance and close by; throughout a whole region.
 Far and wide, distantly and broadly; comprehensively. Far and wide his eye commands.” --Milton.
 From far, from a great distance; from a remote place.
 Note:Far often occurs in self-explaining compounds, such as far-extended, far-reaching, far-spread.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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" [ant:
      2: being of a considerable distance or length; "a far trek"
      3: 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: beyond a norm in opinion or actions; "the far right"
      n : a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the
          government dominated by Tutsi and to reinstitute Hutu
          control; "in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed
          eight foreign tourists" [syn: Army for the Liberation of
          Rwanda, ALIR, Former Armed Forces, Interahamwe]
      adv 1: to a considerable degree; very much; "a far far better thing
             that I do"; "felt far worse than yesterday"; "eyes far
             too close together"
      2: at or to or from a great distance in space; "he traveled
         far"; "strayed far from home"; "sat far away from each
      3: at or to a certain point or degree; "I can only go so far
         before I have to give up"; "how far can we get with this
         kind of argument?"
      4: remote in time; "if we could see far into the future"; "all
         that happened far in the past"
      5: to an advanced stage or point; "a young man who will go very
      [also: further, farther]