(noun, adjective, adverb)


1. 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

Similar word(s): cold, distant, remote, removed, faraway, farther, farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost, further, outlying

2. being of a considerable distance or length

- a far trek

Similar word(s): long

3. being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle

- the horse on the right is the far horse

- the right side is the far side of the horse

Similar word(s): right

4. beyond a norm in opinion or actions

- the far right

Similar word(s): immoderate

Sentences with far as an adjective:

- He went to a far country.

- It was a far adventure, full of danger.

- He moved to the far end of the state. She remained at this end.

- We are on the far right on this issue.

- far heap;


1. to a considerable degree; very much

- a far far better thing that I do

- felt far worse than yesterday

- eyes far too close together

2. at or to or from a great distance in space

- he traveled far

- strayed far from home

- sat far away from each other

3. at or to a certain point or degree

- I can only go so far before I have to give up

- how far can we get with this kind of argument?

4. remote in time

- if we could see far into the future

- all that happened far in the past

5. to an advanced stage or point

- a young man who will go very far

Sentences with far as an adverb:

- My house is quite far from the beach.  The plan is good, but it is far from being flawless.

- You have all come far and you will go farther.

- He was far richer than we'd thought.


1. a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again

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