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furthest


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Furthest  \Fur"thest\,  a. 
  superl.  Most  remote;  most  in  advance;  farthest.  See 
  {Further},  a. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Furthest  \Fur"thest\,  adv 
  At  the  greatest  distance;  farthest. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Further  \Fur"ther\,  a.  compar.  [Positive  wanting;  superl. 
  {Furthest}.] 
  1.  More  remote;  at  a  greater  distance;  more  in  advance; 
  farther;  as  the  further  end  of  the  field.  See  {Farther}. 
 
  2.  Beyond;  additional;  as  a  further  reason  for  this  opinion; 
  nothing  further  to  suggest. 
 
  Note:  The  forms  further  and  farther  are  in  general  not 
  differentiated  by  writers,  but  further  is  preferred  by 
  many  when  application  to  quantity  or  degree  is  implied. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  furthest 
  adj  :  comparatives  of  "far";  most  remote  in  space  or  time  or 
  order  "had  traveled  to  the  farthest  frontier";  "don't 
  go  beyond  the  farthermost  (or  furthermost)  tree"; 
  "explored  the  furthest  reaches  of  space";  "the  utmost 
  tip  of  the  peninsula"  [syn:  {farthermost},  {farthest}, 
  {furthermost},  {utmost},  {uttermost}] 
  adv  1:  to  the  greatest  degree  or  extent  or  most  advanced  stage 
  (`furthest'  is  used  more  often  than  `farthest'  in  this 
  abstract  sense);  "went  the  furthest  of  all  the 
  children  in  her  education";  "furthest  removed  from 
  reality";  "she  goes  farthest  in  helping  us"  [syn:  {farthest}] 
  2:  to  the  greatest  distance  in  space  or  time  (`farthest'  is 
  used  more  often  than  `furthest'  in  this  physical  sense); 
  "see  who  could  jump  the  farthest";  "chose  the  farthese 
  seat  from  the  door";  "he  swam  the  furthest"  [syn:  {farthest}] 




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