Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk adjektiv: further

1. further more distant in especially degree


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNothing could be further from the truth.
Further from our expectations.
Farther from the truth.
Farther from our expectations.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)farther


Uttrykk med lignende betydningfar


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)near, nigh, close


Engelsk adverb: further

1. further to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFurther complicated by uncertainty about the future.
Let's not discuss it further.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
They are further along in their research than we expected.
The application of the law was extended farther.
He is going no farther in his studies.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)farther

2. further in addition or furthermore


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIf we further suppose.
Stated further that he would not cooperate with them.
They are definitely coming; further, they should be here already.

3. further to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFarther north.
Moved farther away.
Farther down the corridor.
The practice may go back still farther to the Druids.
Went only three miles further.
Further in the future.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)farther


Engelsk verb: further

1. further (om adferd) promote the growth of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFoster our children's well-being and education.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)foster


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadvance, boost, encourage, further, promote

2. further (om adferd) contribute to the progress or growth of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI am promoting the use of computers in the classroom.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)advance, boost, encourage, promote


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkback up, support


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcarry, conduce, connive at, contribute, feed, foster, further, help, lead, spur, wink at









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