Definition of farther in English:
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- How about Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and, to a farther extent, China, Korea and Japan?
- At farther distances, the array loses its tight vertical-pattern control.
- I let her run away and when the sounds of her footfalls were farther off in the distance, I made my way silently to the edge.
- She had wanted to swim and explore farther, but she didn't know it was night.
- They decided to clean up, relax for the rest of the day and go exploring farther ashore, while Sun and Bay smiled and looked happy with the choice.
- Loyalty programs that offer flexible earning and redemption policies are a great way to make travel dollars go farther.
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- One of the horses near the head of the train shifted and snorted, skittering nervously to the farther side of the road.
- The door on the farther side of the room was the door to a balcony that had a table and a set of folding stairs leading to the pool.
- Amy stated this flatly, and started to go towards the bolted door at the farther side of the room.
- You'll also be able to stretch to a farther point as you become more flexible.
- The academic misadventure was forging a specialist in the farther reaches of stress.
- It cut into the side home as one strolls through Pudong's farther reaches.
Traditionally, farther and farthest were used in referring to physical distance: the falls were still two or three miles farther up the path. Further and furthest were restricted to figurative or abstract senses: we decided to consider the matter further. Although farther and farthest are still restricted to measurable distances, further and furthest are now common in both senses: put those plants the furthest from the window.
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