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

  • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

Synonyms for further in the sense of this definition

(further is a kind of ...) give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

"She supported him during the illness" "Her children always backed her up"

(... is a kind of further ) give one's silent approval to

(... is a kind of further ) promote the growth of

"Foster our children's well-being and education"

(... is a kind of further ) incite or stimulate

"The Academy was formed to spur research"

(... is a kind of further ) contribute to the furtherance of

"This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"

(... is a kind of further ) take further or advance

"carry a cause"

(... is a kind of further ) support or promote

"His admiration fed her vanity"

(... is a kind of further ) be conducive to

"The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing"

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

  • Foster our children's well-being and education

Synonyms for further in the sense of this definition

(further is a kind of ...) contribute to the progress or growth of

"I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"

Definition 3: to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense) - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • farther north
  • moved farther away
  • farther down the corridor
  • the practice may go back still farther to the Druids
  • went only three miles further
  • further in the future

Synonyms for further in the sense of this definition

Definition 4: to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense) - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • further complicated by uncertainty about the future
  • let's not discuss it further
  • nothing could be further from the truth
  • they are further along in their research than we expected
  • the application of the law was extended farther
  • he is going no farther in his studies

Synonyms for further in the sense of this definition

Definition 5: in addition or furthermore - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • if we further suppose
  • stated further that he would not cooperate with them
  • they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already

Definition 6: more distant in especially degree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

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

Synonyms for further in the sense of this definition

(further is similar to ...) 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"

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