HyperDic: farthest

English > 3 senses of the word farthest:
ADVERBallfarthest, furthestto the greatest distance in space or time ('farthest' is used more often than 'furthest' in this physical sense)
allfarthest, furthestto the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage ('furthest' is used more often than 'farthest' in this abstract sense)
ADJECTIVEallfarthest, farthermost, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost(comparatives of 'far') most remote in space or time or order
farthest > pronunciation
Soundsfaa'rdhahst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > farthest: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(comparatives of 'far') most remote in space or time or order.
Example"had traveled to the farthest frontier"
Synonymsfarthermost, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost
BroaderfarLocated at a great distance in time or space or degree / degree
Usage ofcomparative, comparative degreeThe comparative form of an adjective or adverb
Catalanextrem, suprem
English > farthest: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo the greatest distance in space or time ('farthest' is used more often than 'furthest' in this physical sense).
Examples
  • "see who could jump the farthest"
  • "chose the farthest seat from the door"
Synonymfurthest
English > farthest: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningTo the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage ('furthest' is used more often than 'farthest' in this abstract sense).
Example "she goes farthest in helping us"
Synonymfurthest

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