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Meaning of further

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced
             stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in
             this abstract sense); "further complicated by uncertainty
             about the future"; "let's not discuss it further";
             "nothing could be further from the truth"; "they are
             further along in their research than we expected"; "the
             application of the law was extended farther"; "he is
             going no farther in his studies" [syn: {further},
      2: in addition or furthermore; "if we further suppose"; "stated
         further that he would not cooperate with them"; "they are
         definitely coming; further, they should be here already"
      3: to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is
         used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense);
         "farther north"; "moved farther away"; "farther down the
         corridor"; "the practice may go back still farther to the
         Druids"; "went only three miles further"; "further in the
         future" [syn: {farther}, {further}]
      adj 1: more distant in especially degree; "nothing could be
             further from the truth"; "further from our expectations";
             "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations"
             [syn: {further}, {farther}]
      v 1: promote the growth of; "Foster our children's well-being
           and education" [syn: {foster}, {further}]
      2: contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the
         use of computers in the classroom" [syn: {promote},
         {advance}, {boost}, {further}, {encourage}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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