Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “afar”

See all translations

afar

adverb uk   /əˈfɑːr/ us    /-ˈfɑːr/
from or at a great distance: People came from afar to see the show. humorous I've never actually spoken to him - I've just admired him from afar.
Translations of “afar”
in Spanish lejos…
in French loin…
in German fern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從遠處, 遙遠地, 在遠處…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从远处, 遥远地, 在远处…
(Definition of afar from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of afar?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “afar” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More