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English adjective: far

1. far located at a great distance in time or space or degree

SamplesWe come from a far country.
Far corners of the earth.
The far future.
A far journey.
The far side of the road.
Far from the truth.
Far in the future.

Similarcold, distant, distant, far-off, faraway, farther, farther, farthermost, farthest, further, furthermost, furthest, off the beaten track, out-of-the-way, outlying, remote, remote, removed, utmost, uttermost


Antonymsnear, nigh, close

2. far being of a considerable distance or length

SamplesA far trek.



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

SamplesThe horse on the right is the far horse.
The right side is the far side of the horse.



4. far beyond a norm in opinion or actions

SamplesThe far right.



English noun: FAR

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

SamplesIn 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists.

SynonymsALIR, Army for the Liberation of Rwanda, Former Armed Forces, Interahamwe

Instance hypernymforeign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organization

Domain categoryact of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act

Domain regionRuanda, Rwanda, Rwandese Republic

English adverb: far

1. far to a considerable degree; very much

SamplesA far far better thing that I do.
Felt far worse than yesterday.
Eyes far too close together.

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

SamplesHe traveled far.
Strayed far from home.
Sat far away from each other.

3. far at or to a certain point or degree

SamplesI can only go so far before I have to give up.
How far can we get with this kind of argument?.

4. far remote in time

SamplesIf we could see far into the future.
All that happened far in the past.

5. far to an advanced stage or point

SamplesA young man who will go very far.

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