Synonyms for further


1. foster, further, promote, advance, boost, further, encourage
usage: promote the growth of; "Foster our children's well-being and education"
2. promote, advance, boost, further, encourage, support, back up
usage: contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"


1. further, farther, far (vs. near)
usage: more distant in especially degree; "nothing could be further from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations"


1. further, farther
usage: 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"
2. further
usage: 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. farther, further
usage: 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"


1. further, farther
usage: to a considerable degree; very much; "a far far better thing that I do"; "felt far worse than yesterday"; "eyes far too close together"
2. further
usage: at or to or from a great distance in space; "he traveled far"; "strayed far from home"; "sat far away from each other"
3. farther, further
usage: at or to a certain point or degree; "I can only go so far before I have to give up"; "how far can we get with this kind of argument?"
4. far
usage: remote in time; "if we could see far into the future"; "all that happened far in the past"
5. far
usage: to an advanced stage or point; "a young man who will go very far"
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