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1 definition found
 for ''From far''
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Far \Far\, adv.
     1. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are
        separated far from each other.
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     2. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as,
        he pushed his researches far into antiquity.
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     3. In great part; as, the day is far spent.
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     4. In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply;
        greatly.
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              Who can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far
              above rubies.                         --Prov. xxxi.
                                                    10.
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     As far as, to the extent, or degree, that. See As far as,
        under As.
  
     Far off.
        (a) At a great distance, absolutely or relatively.
        (b) Distant in sympathy or affection; alienated. "But now,
            in Christ Jesus, ye who some time were far off are
            made nigh by the blood of Christ." --Eph. ii. 13.
  
     Far other, different by a great degree; not the same; quite
        unlike. --Pope.
  
     Far and near, at a distance and close by; throughout a
        whole region.
  
     Far and wide, distantly and broadly; comprehensively. "Far
        and wide his eye commands." --Milton.
  
     From far, from a great distance; from a remote place.
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     Note: Far often occurs in self-explaining compounds, such as
           far-extended, far-reaching, far-spread.
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