American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Most remote or distant.
- adv. To or at the most distant or remote point.
- adv. To or at the most advanced point or stage.
- adv. By the greatest extent or degree.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Most distant or remote; furthest: as, the farthest degree.
- Same as furthest.
- adj. superlative form of far: most far. Most distant in time, space or degree.
- adv. superlative form of far: most far. To the greatest degree or extent, or to the most distant point in time or space.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense)
- adj. (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order
- adv. to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense)
- Middle English ferthest, superlative of farther; see farther. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Chris Anthony, a 20-year veteran with Warren Miller films, went on what he describes as the farthest journey any Warren Miller crew has ever ventured on.”
“These tend to be the more recently constructed homes built farthest from the urban centers and mass transit systems.”
“Richard Abruzzo and Carol Rymer Davis were participating in the 54th Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race, an annual race in which teams of balloonists try to see who can fly the farthest from a set point on a maximum of about 1,000 cubic meters (35,300 cubic feet) of gas.”
“A total of 77 crew members were taken Sunday in the hijackings 1,200 miles (1,900 kilometers) east of Somalia in the Indian Ocean – the farthest from the Somali coast pirates have ever attacked, the EU Naval Force said.”
“So you can see who is the farthest from the center.”
“We picked a table farthest from the music and close to an improvised bar.”
“These educated young men have ventured the farthest from the enclosures of their communities: The well-fed bite the hand that feeds.”
“I tiptoed over the wet floor, and selected the cabin farthest from Monsieur.”
“Go to the edge of the staging zone that's farthest from the feed, then look for a mature buck's lightly defined pathway toward his remote and rugged bedding area.”
“With no judicial experience, William Myers is one of the least qualified nominees the Bush Administration has put forward, and among the farthest from the mainstream of judicial philosophy.”
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