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Synonyms of far in English:


  • 1 we walked far that afternoon
    a long way, a great distance, a good way;
  • 2 her charm far outweighs any flaws
    [Antonyms] slightly
  • adjective

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  • 1 far places
    [Antonyms] near, neighboring
  • 2 the far side of the campus
    further, more distant;
    [Antonyms] near
  • Phrases

    by far

    this is by far the best essay we've read today
    by a great amount, by a good deal, by a long way, by a mile, far and away;
    undoubtedly, without doubt, without question, positively, absolutely, easily;
    significantly, substantially, appreciably, much

    far and away


    far and near

    people came from far and near in hopes of witnessing a miracle
    everywhere, [here, there, and everywhere], far and wide, all over (the world), throughout the land, worldwide
    all over the map

    far and wide


    far from

    staff were far from happy
    not, not at all, nowhere near;
    the opposite of, the antithesis of, anything but

    go far

    we always knew that Rudy would go far
    be successful, succeed, prosper, flourish, thrive, get on, get on in the world, make good, set the world on fire
    informalmake a name for oneself, make one's mark, go places, do all right for oneself, find a place in the sun

    go too far

    one of these days, you're going to go too far and they're going to haul you away
    go to extremes, go overboard, overdo it, go over the top, not know when to stop

    so far

  • 1.1 nobody has noticed so far
    up to this point, up to now, as yet, thus far, hitherto, up to the present, to date
  • 2.1 his liberalism only extends so far
    to a certain extent, up to a point, to a degree, within reason, within limits
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