HyperDic: further

English > 6 senses of the word further:
ADVERBallfurther, fartherto or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage / stage / stage ('further' is used more often than 'farther' in this abstract sense)
allfurtherin addition or furthermore
allfurther, fartherto or at a greater distance in time or space ('farther' is used more frequently than 'further' in this physical sense)
VERBsocialfurther, fosterpromote the growth of
socialfurther, promote, advance, boost, encouragecontribute to the progress or growth of
ADJECTIVEallfurther, farthermore distant in especially degree
further > pronunciation
Soundsfer'dher
Rhymesaltogether ... zither: 43 rhymes with dher...
English > further: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMore distant in especially degree.
Examples
  • "nothing could be further from the truth"
  • "further from our expectations"
Synonymfarther
BroaderfarLocated at a great distance in time or space or degree / degree
Catalanmés lluny
English > further: 6 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage / stage / stage ('further' is used more often than 'farther' in this abstract sense).
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymfarther
English > further: 6 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn addition or furthermore.
Examples
  • "if we further suppose"
  • "stated further that he would not cooperate with them"
  • further, they should be here already"
Spanishadicionalmente
English > further: 6 senses > adverb 3
MeaningTo or at a greater distance in time or space ('farther' is used more frequently than 'further' in this physical sense).
Examples
  • "went only three miles further"
  • "further in the future"
Synonymfarther
Spanishlejos
English > further: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningPromote the growth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymfoster
Broaderpromote, advance, boost, further, encouragecontribute to the progress or growth of
Spanishdesarrollar, fomentar, incentivar, promover
Nounsfurtheranceencouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance / acceptance of something
English > further: 6 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcontribute to the progress or growth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymspromote, advance, boost, encourage
NarrowercarryTake further or advance
connive at, wink atGive one's silent approval to
contribute, lead, conduceBe conducive to
feedsupport / support or promote
foster, furtherPromote the growth of
helpcontribute to the furtherance of
spurincite or stimulate
Broadersupport, back upGive moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
Spanishanimar, anticipar, auspiciar, estimular, favorecer, fomentar, impulsar, incentivar, potenciar, promover, propulsar
Catalananimar, anticipar, avançar, fomentar, incentivar, potenciar, propulsar
Nounsfurtheranceencouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance / acceptance of something

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