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

 farther
 (a.)更遠的,進一步的(ad.)更遠的,此外,far的比較級

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·ther a., compar. of Far. [superl. Farthest See Further.]
 1. More remote; more distant than something else.
 2. Tending to a greater distance; beyond a certain point; additional; further.
    Before our farther way the fates allow.   --Dryden.
    Let me add a farther Truth.   --Dryden.
    Some farther change awaits us.   --MIlton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Far·ther, adv.
 1. At or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond; as, let us rest with what we have, without looking farther.
 2. Moreover; by way of progress in treating a subject; as, farther, let us consider the probable event.
 No farther, (used elliptically for) go no farther; say no more, etc.
    It will be dangerous to go on. No farther !   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Far·ther, v. t. To help onward. [R.] See Further.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 farther
      See far

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 far
      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:
              near]
      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
         other"
      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
         far"
      [also: further, farther]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 farther
      adj 1: more distant in especially space or time; "they live in the
             farther house"
      2: more distant in especially degree; "nothing could be further
         from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther
         from the truth"; "farther from our expectations" [syn: further]
      adv 1: 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" [syn: further]
      2: 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" [syn: further]