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furthest meaning and definition

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FURTHEST adjective

Definition of furthest (adjective)

  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"
    • synonyms: farthermost, farthest, furthermost, utmost, uttermost


Definition of furthest (adverb)

  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"
    • synonyms: 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"
    • synonyms: farthest
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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