HyperDic: furthest

English > 3 senses of the word furthest:
ADVERBallfurthest, farthestto the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage ('furthest' is used more often than 'farthest' in this abstract sense)
allfurthest, farthestto the greatest distance in space or time ('farthest' is used more often than 'furthest' in this physical sense)
ADJECTIVEallfurthest, farthermost, farthest, furthermost, utmost, uttermost(comparatives of 'far') most remote in space or time or order
furthest > pronunciation
Soundsfer'thahst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > furthest: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(comparatives of 'far') most remote in space or time or order.
Example "explored the furthest reaches of space"
Synonymsfarthermost, farthest, furthermost, 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 > furthest: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage ('furthest' is used more often than 'farthest' in this abstract sense).
Examples
  • "went the furthest of all the children in her education"
  • "furthest removed from reality"
Synonymfarthest
English > furthest: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningTo the greatest distance in space or time ('farthest' is used more often than 'furthest' in this physical sense).
Example "he swam the furthest"
Synonymfarthest

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