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5 definitions found
 for furthest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Further \Fur"ther\, a. compar. [Positive wanting; superl.
     Furthest.]
     1. More remote; at a greater distance; more in advance;
        farther; as, the further end of the field. See Farther.
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     2. Beyond; additional; as, a further reason for this opinion;
        nothing further to suggest.
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     Note: The forms further and farther are in general not
           differentiated by writers, but further is preferred by
           many when application to quantity or degree is implied.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Furthest \Fur"thest\, a.
     superl. Most remote; most in advance; farthest. See
     Further, a.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Furthest \Fur"thest\, adv.
     At the greatest distance; farthest.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  furthest
      adv 1: 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" [syn: furthest,
             farthest]
      2: 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" [syn: farthest, furthest]
      adj 1: (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" [syn: farthermost, farthest,
             furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  22 Moby Thesaurus words for "furthest":
     at the height, at the limit, extreme, far out, farthermost,
     farthest, farthest off, furthermost, greatest, most, most distant,
     outermost, outmost, radical, remotest, too much, ultimate, ultra,
     ultra-ultra, utmost, uttermost, way out
  
  

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