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adv. far·ther (fär′thər), far·thest (fär′thĭst) or fur·ther (fûr′thər) or fur·thest (fûr′thĭst)
1. To, from, or at a considerable distance: a cat that had strayed far from home.
2. To, from, or at a much earlier or later time: a movie that takes place far in the future.
3. To a considerable degree; much: felt far better yesterday; eyes that seemed far too close together.
4. To an advanced point or stage: a brilliant student who will go far.
adj. farther, farthest or further or furthest
a. Being at considerable distance; remote: a far country.
b. Going back a considerable extent in time: the far past.
2. More distant than another: the far corner.
3. Extensive or lengthy: a far trek.
4. Far-seeing and comprehensive in thought or outlook: a commander of far vision.
5. Marked by political views of the most advanced or extreme nature: the far right; the far left.
a. Being on the right side of an animal or a vehicle.
b. Being the animal or vehicle on the right.
by far
To the most extreme or evident degree: She is by far the best executive in the company.
far and away
By a great margin: is far and away the smartest student in the class.
far and wide
Everywhere: looked far and wide for the lost puppy.
far be it from (someone)
Used to deflect responsibility for making a statement that might not be received well: Far be it from me to criticize, but I find your handwriting to be very sloppy.
far cry
1. A long way: stuck at the airport in Memphis, a far cry from Maine.
2. Something that is very different from something else: This food is a far cry from what we got in the cafeteria.
far from
Not at all; anything but: You are far from a failure.
far gone
In an advanced state of a process, especially an undesirable state that is beyond improvement or reversal: "The fire was issuing from a long straw-stack, which was so far gone as to preclude a possibility of saving it" (Thomas Hardy).
far out
Slang Used to express amazement or approval.
how far
To what degree, distance, or extent: didn't know how far to believe them; tried to decide how far she could ski in such cold.
so far
1. Up to the present moment: So far there's been no word from them.
2. To a limited extent: You can go only so far on five dollars.
thus far
Up to this point; so far: Our success has been limited thus far.

[Middle English, from Old English feor; see per in Indo-European roots.]
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adv, farther, further, farthest or furthest
1. at, to, or from a great distance
2. at or to a remote time: far in the future.
3. to a considerable degree; very much: a far better plan.
4. as far as
a. to the degree or extent that
b. to the distance or place of
c. informal with reference to; as for
5. by far by a considerable margin
6. far and away by a very great margin
7. far and wide over great distances; everywhere
8. far be it from me I would not presume; on no account: far be it from me to tell you what to do.
9. far gone
a. in an advanced state of deterioration
b. informal extremely drunk
10. go far
a. to be successful; achieve much: your son will go far.
b. to be sufficient or last long: the wine didn't go far.
11. go too far to exceed reasonable limits
12. how far? to what extent, distance, or degree?
13. in so far as to the degree or extent that
14. so far
a. up to the present moment
b. up to a certain point, extent, degree, etc
15. so far, so good an expression of satisfaction with progress made
adj (prenominal)
16. remote in space or time: a far country; in the far past.
17. extending a great distance; long
18. more distant: the far end of the room.
19. a far cry
a. a long way
b. something very different
20. far from in a degree, state, etc, remote from: he is far from happy.
[Old English feorr; related to Old Frisian fīr, Old High German ferro, Latin porro forwards, Greek pera further]
ˈfarness n
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adv., adj. far•ther fur•ther, far•thest fur•thest. adv.
1. at or to a great distance or remote point; a long way off: We sailed far ahead of the fleet.
2. at or to a remote or advanced time: to talk far into the night.
3. at or to a great, advanced, or definite point or degree of progress: Having come this far, we might as well continue.
4. much or many: I need far more time.
5. being at a great distance; remote in time or place: the far future.
6. extending to a great distance: the far frontiers of empire.
7. more distant of the two: the far corner.
1. a far cry,
a. quite some distance; removed.
b. very different; in sharp contrast.
2. by far,
a. by a great deal; very much: too expensive by far.
b. plainly; obviously: This melon is by far the ripest of all.
3. far and away, without doubt; to a large extent.
4. far and wide, to great lengths; over great distances. Also, far and near, near and far.
5. far be it from me, I do not wish or dare (to interrupt, criticize, etc.): Far be it from me to complain, but it's cold in here.
6. go far, to achieve a great deal.
7. how far, to what distance, extent, or degree: How far can the people be deceived?
8. so far,
a. up to now.
b. up to a certain point or extent.
9. the far side, the farther or opposite side: the far side of the moon.
10. thus far, so far.
[before 900; Middle English far, fer, Old English feorr; c. Old High German ferr, Old Norse fjar, Gothic fairra]
far′ness, n.
usage: See as1, farther.
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1. distance

You use how far when you are asking about a distance.

How far is it to Seattle?
He asked us how far we had come.

However, don't use 'far' when you are stating a distance. Don't say, for example, that something is 10 kilometres 'far' from a place. You say that it is 10 kilometres from the place or 10 kilometres away from it.

The hotel is just fifty metres from the ocean.
I was about five miles away from some hills.

You use far in questions and negative sentences to mean 'a long distance'. For example, if you say that it is not far to a place, you mean that the place is not a long distance from where you are.

Do tell us more about it, Lee. Is it far?
It isn't far now.
I don't live far from here.

Don't use 'far' like this in positive sentences. Don't say, for example, that a place is 'far'. You say that it is far away or a long way away.

He is far away in Australia.
That's up in the Cairngorms, which is quite a long way away.
See away

In modern English, 'far' is not used in front of a noun. Don't, for example, talk about 'far hills'. Instead you use distant, faraway, or far-off.

The bedroom has views of the distant mountains.
I heard the faraway sound of a waterfall.
She dreamed of travelling to far-off places.
2. degree or extent

You also use far in questions and negative sentences to talk about the degree or extent to which something happens.

How far have you got in developing this?
Prices will not come down very far.
None of us would trust them very far.
3. used as an intensifier

You use far in front of comparatives to say that something has very much more of a quality than something else. For example, if you say that one thing is far bigger than another, you mean that it is very much bigger than the other thing.

This is a far better picture than the other one.
The situation was far more dangerous than Woodward realized.

Far more in front of a noun means 'very much more' or 'very many more'.

He had to process far more information than before.
Professional training was provided in far more forms than in Europe.

You can also use far in front of too. For example, if you say that something is far too big, you mean that it is very much bigger than it should be.

I was far too polite.
It is far too early to judge.

You can use far in front of too much or too many. For example, if you say that there is far too much of something, you mean that there is a very much greater quantity than is necessary or desirable.

Teachers are being given far too much new information.
Every middle-class child gets far too many toys.

In informal English, you can use way instead of far as an intensifier.

It's way too early to say who will win.
You talk way too much.
I communicate way better with music than with words.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.FAR - a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again; "in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Ruanda, Rwanda, Rwandese Republic - a landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony
Adj.1.far - located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future"
near, nigh, close - not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call"
2.far - being of a considerable distance or length; "a far trek"
long - primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified; "a long road"; "a long distance"; "contained many long words"; "ten miles long"
3.far - being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle; "the horse on the right is the far horse"; "the right side is the far side of the horse"
right - being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; "my right hand"; "right center field"; "a right-hand turn"; "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream"
4.far - beyond a norm in opinion or actions; "the far right"
immoderate - beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"
Adv.1.far - to a considerable degree; very much; "a far far better thing that I do"; "felt far worse than yesterday"; "eyes far too close together"
2.far - at or to or from a great distance in space; "he traveled far"; "strayed far from home"; "sat far away from each other"
3.far - at or to a certain point or degree; "I can only go so far before I have to give up"; "how far can we get with this kind of argument?"
4.far - remote in time; "if we could see far into the future"; "all that happened far in the past"
5.far - to an advanced stage or point; "a young man who will go very far"
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1. a long way, miles, deep, a good way, afar, a great distance They came from far away.
1. opposite, farther, farthest, furthest, facing, further He wandered to the far end of the room.
2. (often with off) remote, distant, far-flung, faraway, long, removed, out-of-the-way, far-off, far-removed, outlying, off the beaten track people in far off lands
remote close, near, bordering, neighbouring, nearby, alongside, beside, adjacent, adjoining, at close quarters, just round the corner, contiguous, proximate, within sniffing distance (informal)
by far or far and away very much, easily, immeasurably, by a long way, incomparably, to a great degree, by a long shot, by a long chalk (informal), by a great amount by far the most successful
far and wide extensively, everywhere, worldwide, far and near, widely, broadly, in all places, in every nook and cranny, here, there and everywhere His fame spread far and wide.
far from not at all, not, by no means, absolutely not She is far from happy.
so far
1. up to a point, to a certain extent, to a limited extent Their loyalty only went so far.
2. up to now, to date, until now, thus far, up to the present So far, they have had no success.
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To a considerable extent:
Idioms: by a long shot, by a wide margin, by far.
Far from others in space, time, or relationship:
Idiom: at a distance.
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fjernlangt vækmegetfjernestlangt
fjarlægari; hinum megin viîlangt , fjarrilangurmiklu
iki tam tikro laipsniokiekkol kasneįtikimasnepalyginamai
avlägsenlångt borta
uzakuzaktabir hayliçokdaha uzak


[fɑːʳ] (farther (further (compar)) (farthest) (furthest (superl)))
1. (distance) (lit, fig) → lejos, a lo lejos
is it far (away)?¿está lejos?
is it far to London?¿hay mucho hasta Londres?
it's not far (from here)no está lejos (de aquí)
far away or offlejos
far away or off in the distancea lo lejos
not far away or offno muy lejos
far away from one's familylejos de la familia
far beyondmucho más allá de
how far is it to the river?¿qué distancia or cuánto hay de aquí al río?
how far have you got with your work/plans?¿hasta dónde has llegado en tu trabajo/tus planes?
to walk far into the hillspenetrar profundamente en los montes
far into the nighthasta altas horas de la noche
from far and nearde todas partes
Christmas is not far offla Navidad no está lejos
he's not far off 70tiene casi 70 años, frisa en los 70 años
she was not far off tearsestaba al borde de las lágrimas
far out at seaen alta mar
our calculations are far outnuestros cálculos yerran or se equivocan por mucho
so far (in distance) → tan lejos; (in time) → hasta ahora
so far this yearen lo que va del año
so far so goodpor or hasta ahora, bien
in so far asen la medida en que ..., en cuanto ...
so or thus far and no furtherhasta aquí, pero ni un paso más
a bridge too farun puente de más
the plans are too far advancedlos proyectos están demasiado adelantados
far and widepor todas partes
he wasn't far wrong or off or outcasi acertaba, casi estaba en lo justo
as far ashasta
as far as the eye can seehasta donde alcanza la vista
to go as far as Milanir hasta Milán
to come from as far away as Milanvenir de sitios tan lejanos como Milán
she climbed as far as the rest of the teamescaló tanto como el resto del grupo
as far back as I can rememberhasta donde me alcanza la memoria
as far back as 1945ya en 1945
as far as possibleen lo posible
the theory is good as far as it goesla teoría es buena dentro de sus límites
I will help you as far as I cante ayudaré en lo que pueda
as or so far as I knowque yo sepa
as or so far as I am concernedpor lo que a mí se refiere or respecta
I would go as or so far as to say thatme atrevería a decir que ...
far from [+ place] → lejos de
far from approving it, Ilejos de aprobarlo, yo ...
far from it!¡todo lo contrario!, ¡ni mucho menos!
he is far from wellno está nada bien
far be it from me to interfere, butno quiero entrometerme, pero ...
far from easynada fácil
to go far how far are you going?¿hasta dónde vas?
he'll go far (fig) → llegará lejos
it doesn't go far enough (fig) → no va bastante lejos, no tiene todo el alcance que quisiéramos
he's gone too far this time (fig) → esta vez se ha pasado
he's gone too far to back out now (fig) → ha ido demasiado lejos para echarse atrás or retirarse ahora
it won't go far [money, food] → no alcanzará mucho
for a white wine you won't go far wrong with thissi buscas un vino blanco éste ofrece bastante garantía
he was far gone (= ill) → estaba muy acabado; (= drunk) → estaba muy borracho
5. (= very much) → mucho
far bettermucho mejor
it is far better not to gomás vale no ir
it's far and away the best, it's by far the bestes con mucho el mejor
she's the prettier by fares con mucho la más guapa
this car is far faster (than)este coche es mucho más rápido (que)
far superior tomuy superior a
B. ADJ the far east of the countryel extremo este del país
the far left/right (Pol) → la extrema izquierda/derecha
at the far end ofen el otro extremo de, al fondo de
on the far side ofen el lado opuesto de
it's a far cry fromtiene poco que ver con
C. CPD the Far East Nel Extremo or Lejano Oriente
the Far North Nel Polo Norte
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(in expressions of distance)loin
Is it far? → Est-ce que c'est loin?
Is it far to London? → Est-ce qu'on est loin de Londres?
how far ...?
How far is it? → C'est à quelle distance?
How far is it to Geneva? → Combien y a-t-il de kilomètres jusqu'à Genève?, Quelle est la distance d'ici à Genève?
How far is Amity from here? → À quelle distance d'Amity sommes-nous?
How far can you throw? → Jusqu'où peux-tu lancer?
not far
It's not far → Ce n'est pas loin.
It's not far from here → Ce n'est pas loin d'ici.
It's not far from London → Ce n'est pas loin de Londres.
far away, far off → au loin, dans le lointain
as far away as possible → le plus loin possible
far from [+ place] → loin de
to be far from home → être loin de chez soi
as far as [+ place] → jusqu'à
Go as far as the farm → Allez jusqu'à la ferme.
from far and wide → de partout
(in comparisons; as intensifier) [bigger, harder, longer, shorter] → beaucoup
far better → beaucoup mieux
how far ...?
How far can he be trusted? → Jusqu'à quel point peut-on lui faire confiance?
by far → de loin
by far the biggest → de loin le plus gros
far from
It's far from easy → C'est loin d'être facile.
far from it → loin de là
far be it from me to criticize → loin de moi l'idée de critiquer
far and away → de très loin
as far as possible → autant que possible, dans la mesure du possible
as far as I know → pour autant que je sache
as far as I can see, as far as I can tell → pour autant que je puisse en juger
as far as it goes (= to a certain extent) → dans une certaine mesure
That's true as far as it goes → C'est vrai dans une certaine mesure.
you're not far wrong! → tu n'es pas loin du compte!
you can't go far wrong ... → tu ne peux pas te tromper ...
to go too far (in comments, behaviour)exagérer, aller trop loin
to go so far as to ... → aller jusqu'à ...
He went so far as to resign → Il est allé jusqu'à donner sa démission.
to be far gone (in a bad condition)être dans un triste état
(in expressions of time)
if we look far into the future → Si nous envisageons l'avenir lointain
far back
as far back as the 13th century → dès le 13e siècle
far off
Christmas isn't far off → Noël n'est pas loin.
so far (= up until now) → jusqu'ici
so far, so good → pour l'instant, ça va
thus far (= up until now) → jusqu'ici
(expressing progress)
How far have you got? → Où en êtes-vous?
How far have you got with your work? → Où en êtes-vous dans votre travail?
to go far (= be successful) → aller loin
the far side → l'autre côté
the far end → l'autre bout
at the far end → à l'autre bout
at the far end of the room → à l'autre bout de la pièce
the far north → l'extrême nord
(POLITICS) the far left → l'extrême gauche f
the far right → l'extrême droite f far-left, far-right
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comp <further, farther>, superl <furthest, farthest>
(in distance) → weit; we don’t live far or we live not far from herewir wohnen nicht weit von hier; I’ll go with you as far as the gateich begleite dich bis zum Tor; far and wideweit und breit; from far and near or widevon nah und fern; far abovehoch or weit über (+dat); far awayweit entfernt or weg; I won’t be far off or awayich bin ganz in der Nähe; far away in the distanceweit in der Ferne; I was or my thoughts were far awayich war mit meinen Gedanken weit weg; far into the jungleweit in den Dschungel hinein; far outweit draußen; have you come far?kommen Sie von weit her?
(in time) as far back as I can rememberso weit ich (zurück)denken or mich erinnern kann; as far back as 1945schon (im Jahr) 1945; far into the nightbis spät in die Nacht; far into the futurebis weit in die Zukunft
(in degree, extent) → weit; how far have you got with your plans?wie weit sind Sie mit Ihren Plänen (gekommen)?; far longer/betterweit länger/besser; it’s far beyond what I can afforddas übersteigt meine Mittel bei Weitem
(in set phrases) as or so far as I’m concernedwas mich betrifft; it’s all right as far as it goesdas ist so weit ganz gut; in so far asinsofern als; far and away the best, by far the best, the best by farbei Weitem or mit Abstand der/die/das Beste; better by farweit besser; far from satisfactoryalles andere als befriedigend; far from liking him I find him quite unpleasantich mag ihn nicht, ich finde ihn (im Gegenteil) sogar ausgesprochen unsympathisch; far from it!ganz und gar nicht, (ganz) im Gegenteil; far be it from me to …es sei mir ferne, zu …; so far (= up to now)bisher, bis jetzt; (= up to this point)so weit; so far this week I’ve seen him once/three timesdiese Woche habe ich ihn erst einmal/schon dreimal gesehen; so far this week I haven’t seen him at alldiese Woche habe ich ihn noch nicht gesehen; so far so goodso weit, so gut; so far and no furtherbis hierher und nicht weiter; to go far (money, supplies, measures etc)weit reichen; (= last a long time also)lange reichen; (person: = succeed) → es weit bringen; these measures won’t go very far toward(s) stemming rising costsdiese Maßnahmen werden nicht viel dazu beitragen, die steigenden Kosten einzudämmen; I would go so far as to say …ich würde so weit gehen zu sagen; that’s going too fardas geht zu weit; to carry a joke too fareinen Spaß zu weit treiben; that’s carrying a joke too farda hört der Spaß auf; not far out (in guess) → nicht schlecht; far out (= avant-garde, art) → hypermodern; ideasausgefallen; (inf: = fantastic) → echt geil (sl); not far off (in space) → nicht weit; (in guess, aim) → fast (getroffen); (= almost)nicht viel weniger; the weekend isn’t far off nowes ist nicht mehr lang bis zum Wochenende; far gone (inf)schon ziemlich hinüber (inf)
(= more distant of two)weiter entfernt, hintere(r, s); the far end of the roomdas andere Ende des Zimmers; the far window/doordas Fenster/die Tür am anderen Ende des Zimmers; the far walldie Wand am anderen Ende; on the far side ofauf der anderen Seite von; when he reached the far bankals er am anderen Ufer ankam; which of these cars is yours? — the far onewelches ist dein Auto? — das, das weiter weg ist; which bed will you have? — the far onewelches Bett möchtest du? — das da drüben
(= far-off) country, landweit entfernt; in the far distancein weiter Ferne; it’s a far cry from … (fig)das ist etwas ganz anderes als …


adjweit hergeholt, an den Haaren herbeigezogen
(= distant)abgelegen
(= widely spread)weit auseinandergezogen
far gone
adj nightweit fortgeschritten; personerschöpft, schwach; clothesabgetragen; shoesabgetreten ? also far


(fig) person, policyweitblickend, weit blickend; (= taking precautionary measures)umsichtig; measuresauf weite Sicht geplant
(lit)Weitsichtigkeit f
(fig: of person, policy) → Weitblick m
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[fɑːʳ] (farther or further (comp) (farthest or furthest (superl)))
1. adv
is it far (away)? → è lontano?
is it far to London? → è lontana Londra?
how far is it to the river? → quanto è lontano il fiume?
it's not far (from here) → non è lontano (da qui)
as far as → fino a
as far as the eye can see → a perdita d'occhio
to go as far as Milan → andare fino a Milano
to come from as far away as Milan → venire addirittura da Milano
she swam as far as the others → ha nuotato tanto lontano quanto gli altri
as far back as I can remember → per quanto or per quello che posso ricordare
as far back as 1945 → già nel 1945
as or so far as I know → per quel che ne so, per quanto ne sappia
as or so far as I am concerned → per quanto mi riguarda
as far as possible → nei limiti del possible
I would go as or so far as to say that ... → arriverei al punto di dire...
from far and near → da ogni parte
to come from far and wide → venire da ogni parte
to travel far and wide → viaggiare in lungo e in largo
far away or off → lontano, distante
far away or off in the distance → in lontananza
not far away or off → non lontano
far away from one's family → lontano dalla famiglia
Christmas is not far off → Natale non è lontano, non manca molto a Natale
far beyond → molto al di là di
far from (place) → lontano da
far from (doing sth) → invece di (fare qc)
we are far from having finished → siamo ben lungi dall'aver finito
far from it! → al contrario!
he is far from well → non sta affatto or per niente bene
far be it from me to interfere, but ... → non ho la minima intenzione di immischiarmi, ma...
far from easy → tutt'altro che facile
far into the night → fino a notte inoltrata
far out at sea → in alto mare
our calculations weren't far out → i nostri calcoli non erano poi così sbagliati
to go far (person) → andare lontano
he'll go far → farà molta strada
it won't go far (money, food) → non basterà
how far are you going? → fin dove vai?
how far have you got with your work? → dove sei arrivato con il tuo lavoro?
he's gone too far this time → questa volta ha esagerato or oltrepassato i limiti
he's gone too far to back out now → si è spinto troppo oltre per tirarsi indietro adesso
the plans are too far advanced → i piani sono a uno stadio troppo avanzato
he was far gone (fam) (ill) → era molto malato (drunk) → era ubriaco fradicio
this far (in distance) → fin qui
so far (in time) → finora
so far so good → fin qui tutto a posto
so or thus far and no further → fin qui e non oltre
b. (with comp, very much) → di gran lunga
far better → assai migliore
it's far and away the best or it's by far the best → è di gran lunga il migliore
this car is far faster (than) → questa macchina è molto più veloce (di)
she's the prettiest by far → è di gran lunga la più carina
it is far better not to go → è molto meglio non andare
2. adj the Far Northl'estremo Nord
the far east of the country → la zona orientale del paese
on the far side of → dall'altra parte di
at the far end of → in fondo a, all'altro capo di
the far left/right (Pol) → l'estrema sinistra/destra
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(faː) adverb
1. indicating distance, progress etc. How far is it from here to his house?
2. at or to a long way away. She went far away/off.
3. very much. She was a far better swimmer than her friend (was).
1. distant; a long way away. a far country.
2. more distant (usually of two things). He lives on the far side of the lake.
farther, farthestfurtherˈfaraway adjective
1. distant. faraway places.
2. not paying attention; dreamy. She had a faraway look in her eyes.
ˌfar-ˈfetched adjective
very unlikely. a far-fetched story.
as far as
1. to the place or point mentioned. We walked as far as the lake.
2. (also so far as) as great a distance as. He did not walk as far as his friends.
3. (also so far as) to the extent that. As far as I know she is well.
by far
by a large amount. They have by far the largest family in the village.
far and away
by a very great amount. She is far and away the cleverest girl in the class!
far from
1. not only not, but. Far from liking him, I hate him.
2. not at all. He was far from helpful.
so far
1. until now. So far we have been quite successful.
2. up to a certain point. We can get so far but no further without more help.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.


بَعِيد daleko, daleký fjern, langt væk weit, weiter entfernt μακριά, μακρινός lejano, lejos kaukainen, kaukana loin dalek, daleko lontano 遠い, 遠くに, 멀리 ver fjern, langt daleki, daleko distante, longe далекий, далеко avlägsen, långt borta ไกล, ห่างไกล uzak, uzakta xa 很远, 遥远的
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adv. lejos; distante;
___ apartinfrecuente;
___ bettermucho mejor;
___ crygran diferencia;
___ offa lo lejos, distante;
from ___ awayde lejos, a lo lejos;
so ___hasta ahora, hasta aquí.
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