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further  /frr/  adv. 1 more, additionally: We can discuss the plan further tomorrow. 2 comp. of far more ahead, more distant: I can't walk any further.||He is further away from his goals than ever before.
adj. more, additional: Have you received any further news about the accident?
v. [T] to help move forward, progress: He is taking business courses to further his career.

Thesaurus: further adv. 1 in greater detail 2 farther v. to advance.

Usage Note: Further (and furthest) may be used instead of farther (and farthest) to express physical distances, as in "He has moved his business farther (or) further from town." However, you cannot substitute farther for further to express abstract meanings, as in "After further consideration, he rejected the plan."