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


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fur·ther adv.  To a greater distance; in addition; moreover. See Farther.
    Carries us, I know not how much further, into familiar company.   --M. Arnold.
    They sdvanced us far as Eleusis and Thria; but no further.   --Jowett (Thucyd. ).
 Further off, not so near; apart by a greater distance.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fur·ther, a. compar. [Positive wanting; superl. Furthest.]
 1. More remote; at a greater distance; more in advance; farther; as, the further end of the field. See Farther.
 2. Beyond; additional; as, a further reason for this opinion; nothing further to suggest.
 Note: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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fur·ther, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Furthered p. pr. & vb. n. Furthering.]  To help forward; to promote; to advance; to forward; to help or assist.
    This binds thee, then, to further my design.   --Dryden.
    I should nothing further the weal public.   --Robynsom (More's Utopia).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See far

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]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: existing or coming by way of addition; "an additional
             problem"; "further information"; "there will be
             further delays"; "took more time" [syn: additional,
             further(a), more(a)]
      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: farther]
      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: farther]
      2: in addition or furthermore; "if we further suppose"; "stated
         further that he would not cooperate with them"; "they are
         definitely coming; further, they should be here already"
      3: 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: farther]
      v 1: promote the growth of; "Foster our children's well-being and
           education" [syn: foster]
      2: contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the
         use of computers in the classroom" [syn: promote, advance,
          boost, encourage]