further


further
/ˈfɜðə / (say 'ferdhuh)

adverb (comparative of far)
1. at or to a greater distance; farther.
2. at or to a more advanced point; to a greater extent; farther.
3. in addition; moreover.
adjective (comparative of far)
4. more distant or remote; farther.
5. more extended.
6. additional; more: I've two further points to make.
verb (t)
7. to help forward (a work, undertaking, cause, etc.); promote; advance; forward.
{Middle English further(e), furthra, Old English furþor (originally comparative of forth)
furtherer, noun
Usage: Corpus evidence suggests that further has much greater currency than farther in contemporary Australian English.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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