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 for farther
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Far \Far\, a. [{Fartherand Farthestare used as the compar.
     and superl. of far, although they are corruptions arising
     from confusion with further and furthest. See Further.]
     [OE. fer, feor, AS. feor; akin to OS. fer, D. ver, OHG.
     ferro, adv., G. fern, a., Icel. fjarri, Dan. fjirn, Sw.
     fjerran, adv., Goth. fa[imac]rra, adv., Gr. ????? beyond,
     Skr. paras, adv., far, and prob. to L. per through, and E.
     prefix for-, as in forgive, and also to fare. Cf. Farther,
     1. Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually
        separated by a wide space or extent.
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              They said, . . . We be come from a far country.
                                                    --Josh. ix. 6.
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              The nations far and near contend in choice.
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     2. Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far
        be it from me to justify cruelty.
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     3. Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally
        or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.
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              They that are far from thee ahsll perish. --Ps.
                                                    lxxiii. 27.
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     4. Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in
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              He was far from ill looking, though he thought
              himself still farther.                --F. Anstey.
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     5. The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off
        side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one
        opposite to the rider when he mounts.
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     Note: The distinction between the adjectival and adverbial
           use of far is sometimes not easily discriminated.
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     By far, by much; by a great difference.
     Far between, with a long distance (of space or time)
        between; at long intervals. "The examinations are few and
        far between." --Farrar.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Farther \Far"ther\ (f[aum]r"[th][~e]r), a., compar. of Far.
     [superl. Farthest (-[th][e^]st). See Further.] [For
     farrer, OE. ferrer, compar. of far; confused with further.
     Cf. Farthest.]
     1. More remote; more distant than something else.
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     2. Tending to a greater distance; beyond a certain point;
        additional; further.
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              Before our farther way the fates allow. --Dryden.
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              Let me add a farther Truth.           --Dryden.
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              Some farther change awaits us.        --MIlton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Farther \Far"ther\, adv.
     1. At or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond; as,
        let us rest with what we have, without looking farther.
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     2. Moreover; by way of progress in treating a subject; as,
        farther, let us consider the probable event.
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     No farther, (used elliptically for) go no farther; say no
        more, etc.
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              It will be dangerous to go on. No farther ! --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Farther \Far"ther\, v. t.
     To help onward. [R.] See Further.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced
             stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in
             this abstract sense); "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" [syn: further,
      2: to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is
         used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense);
         "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" [syn: farther, further]
      adj 1: more distant in especially space or time; "they live in
             the farther house"
      2: more distant in especially degree; "nothing could be further
         from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther
         from the truth"; "farther from our expectations" [syn:
         further, farther]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  61 Moby Thesaurus words for "farther":
     above, accessory, added, additional, additionally, again,
     all included, also, altogether, among other things, ancillary,
     and all, and also, and so, another, as well, au reste, auxiliary,
     beside, besides, beyond, collateral, contributory, else, en plus,
     extra, for lagniappe, fresh, further, furthermore, in addition,
     inter alia, into the bargain, item, likewise, more, more distant,
     moreover, new, now, on the side, on top of, other, over, plus,
     remoter, similarly, spare, supernumerary, supplemental,
     supplementary, surplus, then, therewith, thither, to boot, too,
     ulterior, yet, yon, yonder

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