from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. To or at a more distant or remote point: ran farther than the others.
- adv. To or at a more advanced point or stage: I went no farther that day.
- adv. Usage Problem To a greater extent or degree: carried the idea farther.
- adj. More distant; remoter: the farther shore.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. comparative form of far: more far Of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
- adv. comparative form of far: more far
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. More remote; more distant than something else.
- adj. Tending to a greater distance; beyond a certain point; additional; further.
- adv. At or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond.
- adv. Moreover; by way of progress in treating a subject.
- transitive v. To help onward. [R.] See further.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- At or to a greater distance; more distantly or remotely; beyond: as, be content without looking farther.
- To a greater degree or extent; more; additionally.
- More remote; more distant: as, Farther India.
- Tending or reaching to a greater distance; further: as, here his farther progress was stayed.
- Additional; increased.
- Foreign; distant.
- To promote; advance; help forward. See further.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. more distant in especially degree
- adj. more distant in especially space or time
- adv. to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)
- adv. to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense)
Middle English, variant (influenced by far, far) of further; see further.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Variant of further. (Wiktionary)