furthest


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fur·thest

 (fûr′thĭst)
adj.A superlative of far
Most distant in degree, time, or space: That's the furthest thing from my mind. They explored the furthest reaches of space.
adv.A superlative of far
1. To the greatest extent or degree: went the furthest of all the children in her education.
2. At or to the most distant point in space or time: He swam the furthest.

[Middle English, from further, more distant; see further.]

furthest

(ˈfɜːðɪst)
adv
1. to the greatest degree or extent
2. to or at the greatest distance in time or space; farthest
adj
most distant or remote in time or space; farthest

far•thest

(ˈfɑr ðɪst)

adj. superl. of far with farther as compar.
1. most distant or remote.
2. most extended; longest.
adv. superl. offarwithfartheras compar.
3. at or to the greatest distance or most advanced point.
4. at or to the greatest degree or extent.
[1350–1400; Middle English ferthest; orig. variant of furthest]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.furthest - (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order; "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"
comparative, comparative degree - the comparative form of an adjective or adverb; "`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'"; "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'"; "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"
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"
Adv.1.furthest - to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense); "went the furthest of all the children in her education"; "furthest removed from reality"; "she goes farthest in helping us"
2.furthest - to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense); "see who could jump the farthest"; "chose the farthest seat from the door"; "he swam the furthest"

furthest

farthest
adjective most distant, extreme, ultimate, remotest, outermost, uttermost, furthermost, outmost the furthest point from earth see farthest

furthest

adjective
Most distant or remote, as from a center:
Translations
إلى أبعَد مَسافَه أو درجَه
nejdále
længstmest
legtávolabb
fjærst, lengst
najďalej
najdlje
en uzağa/ileriyeen uzakta/ileride

furthest

[ˈfɜːðɪst]
A. ADV SUPERL of far
1. (in distance) → más lejos
who has the furthest to go home?¿quién es el que vive más lejos?
that's the furthest that anyone has goneése es el punto más lejano al que se ha llegado
2. (in progress) that was the furthest the club had ever goneeso era lo máximo a lo que el club había llegado
Poland has taken these ideas furthestPolonia ha sido el país que más ha desarrollado estas ideas
3. (= most) → más
prices have fallen furthest in the south of Englanddonde más han bajado los precios ha sido en el sur de Inglaterra
B. ADJmás lejano
the furthest pointel punto más lejano
the seat furthest from the windowel asiento que más lejos está de la ventana
the furthest recesses of the mindlos recovecos más olvidados de la mente

furthest

[ˈfɜːrðɪst]
adv (in space)le plus loin
(in time)le plus loin
[progress, advance] → le plus; [fall] → le plus
adj (= most distant) [point, place] → le plus éloigné(la)(e)

furthest

advam weitesten; these fields are furthest (away) from his farmdiese Felder liegen am weitesten von seinem Hof entfernt; this is the furthest north you can godies ist der nördlichste Punkt, den man erreichen kann; those who came furthestdie, die am weitesten gereist sind; it was the furthest the Irish team had ever gotso weit war die irische Mannschaft noch nie gekommen; here prices have fallen furthesthier sind die Preise am meisten or stärksten gefallen; he went the furthest into this questioner drang am tiefsten in diese Frage ein
adjam weitesten entfernt; the furthest of the three villagesdas entfernteste von den drei Dörfern; in the furthest depths of the forestin den tiefsten Tiefen des Waldes; 5 km at the furthesthöchstens 5 km; the furthest way roundder weiteste Weg herum; the furthest distancedie größte Entfernung; taken to the furthest extent (fig)zum Äußersten getrieben; the furthest limits of endurancedie äußersten Grenzen des Durchhaltevermögens

furthest

[ˈfɜːðɪst] superl of far
1. adv this is the furthest you can gonon puoi andare più lontano
2. adjpiù lontano/a, più distante

further

(ˈfəːðə) adverb
(sometimes ˈfarther (ˈfaː-) ) at or to a great distance or degree. I cannot go any further.
adverb, adjective
more; in addition. I cannot explain further; There is no further news.
verb
to help (something) to proceed or go forward quickly. He furthered our plans.
ˌfurtherˈmore (-ˈmoː) adverb
in addition (to what has been said). Furthermore, I should like to point out.
ˈfurthest adverb
(also ˈfarthest (ˈfaː-) ) at or to the greatest distance or degree. Who lives furthest away?
References in classic literature ?
Rather do I advise you to neighbour- flight and to furthest love!
Higher than love to your neighbour is love to the furthest and future ones; higher still than love to men, is love to things and phantoms.
The furthest ones are they who pay for your love to the near ones; and when there are but five of you together, a sixth must always die.
In fact, we see the whole of it except that furthest part, which is covered by the Welsh Marches and those parts which are hidden from where we stand by the high ground of the immediate west.
The furthest records or surmises or inferences simply accept it as existing.
When in tall trees the dying moonbeams quiver: When floods of fire efface the Silver River, Then comes the hour when I must seek Lo-Yang beyond the furthest peak.
From the furthest east to the furthest west the cries spread as if by contagion, accompanied in some cases by the barking of a dog.
The islander, placing the larger stick obliquely against some object, with one end elevated at an angle of forty-five degrees, mounts astride of it like an urchin about to gallop off upon a cane, and then grasping the smaller one firmly in both hands, he rubs its pointed end slowly up and down the extent of a few inches on the principal suck, until at last he makes a narrow groove in the wood, with an abrupt termination at the point furthest from him, where all the dusty particles which the friction creates are accumulated in a little heap.
There is a superstition in avoiding superstition, when men think to do best, if they go furthest from the superstition, formerly received; therefore care would be had that (as it fareth in ill purgings) the good be not taken away with the bad; which commonly is done, when the people is the reformer.
Your word will go the furthest, John," said the master, "for Sir Clifford adds in a postscript, `If I could find a man trained by your John I should like him better than any other;' so, James, lad, think it over, talk to your mother at dinner-time, and then let me know what you wish.
The ocean, a part of Nature furthest removed in the unchangeableness and majesty of its might from the spirit of mankind, has ever been a friend to the enterprising nations of the earth.
How much more so if the furthest portions of the army are anything under a hundred LI apart, and even the nearest are separated by several LI!