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Definition 1: a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again - [noun denoting group]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

Synonyms for far in the sense of this definition

(far is an instance of ...) a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals

(far belongs to category ...) 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

(far belongs to a domain located in ...) a landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony

Definition 2: located at a great distance in time or space or degree - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

(far is similar to ...) relatively far from a center or middle

"outlying settlements"

(far is similar to ...) remote from populous or much-traveled regions

"they found a quiet out-of-the-way resort"

(far is similar to ...) more distant in especially degree

"nothing could be further from the truth" "further from our expectations" "farther from the truth" "farther from our expectations"

(far is similar to ...) (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"

(far is similar to ...) more distant in especially space or time

"they live in the farther house"

(far is similar to ...) very far away in space or time

"faraway mountains" "the faraway future" "troops landing on far-off shores" "far-off happier times"

(far is similar to ...) separate or apart in time

"distant events" "the remote past or future"

(far is similar to ...) located far away spatially

"distant lands" "remote stars"

(far is similar to ...) of a seeker; far from the object sought

(... are attributes of far) the property created by the space between two objects or points

Definition 3: at or to or from a great distance in space - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he traveled far
  • strayed far from home
  • sat far away from each other

Definition 4: remote in time - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • if we could see far into the future
  • all that happened far in the past

Definition 5: to a considerable degree; very much - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a far far better thing that I do
  • felt far worse than yesterday
  • eyes far too close together

Definition 6: at or to a certain point or degree - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I can only go so far before I have to give up
  • how far can we get with this kind of argument?

Definition 7: to an advanced stage or point - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a young man who will go very far

Definition 8: beyond a norm in opinion or actions - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the far right

(far is similar to ...) beyond reasonable limits

"immoderate laughter" "immoderate spending"

Definition 9: being of a considerable distance or length - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a far trek

(far is similar to ...) 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"

Definition 10: being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where far or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the horse on the right is the far horse
  • the right side is the far side of the horse

(far is similar to ...) 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"

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