from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Most distant or remote. See furthest.
- adv. At or to the greatest distance. See furthest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Most distant or remote; furthest: as, the farthest degree.
- Same as furthest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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)