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adj.A comparative of far
1. More distant in degree, time, or space: a result that was further from our expectations than last time; the further lamppost.
2. Additional: a further example; a further delay.
adv.A comparative of far
1. To a greater extent; more: considered further the consequences of her actions.
2. In addition; furthermore: He stated further that he would not cooperate with the committee.
3. At or to a more distant or advanced point: went only three miles further; reading five pages further tonight. See Usage Note at farther.
tr.v. fur·thered, fur·ther·ing, fur·thers
To help the progress of; promote. See Synonyms at advance.

[Middle English, from Old English furthra, from furthor, farther. Adv., from Middle English, from Old English furthor; see per in Indo-European roots.]

fur′ther·er n.
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And if it had not been that we have crossed his path he would be yet, he may be yet if we fail, the father or furtherer of a new order of beings, whose road must lead through Death, not Life.
The public are asked to contact Motorway helpline 130 for furtherer information.
The committee transferred his son's body to furtherer investigation procedures at The Institute of Forensic Medicine in Abu- Deis.