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Definition 1: to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense) - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • see who could jump the farthest
  • chose the farthest seat from the door
  • he swam the furthest

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Definition 2: to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense) - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • went the furthest of all the children in her education
  • furthest removed from reality
  • she goes farthest in helping us

Synonyms for furthest in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for furthest in the sense of this definition

(furthest 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"

(furthest is used in the usage domain ...) 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'"

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