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F'ARTHER, adjective comparative

1. More remote; more distant than something else.

Let me add a farther truth.

2. Longer; tending to a greater distance.

Before our farther way the fates allow.

F'ARTHER, adverb

1. At or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond. Let us rest with what we have, without looking farther

2. Moreover; by way of progression in a subject. farther let us consider the probable event.

F'ARTHER, verb transitive To promote; to advance; to help forward. [little used.]