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English definition of “farther”

farther

adjective     /ˈfɑː.ðər/ US  /ˈfɑːr.ðɚ/
a greater distance from something: It was farther to the shops than I expected . He swam to the farther side of the lake .Distant in space and time Grammar:Farther, farthest or further, furthest?Grammar:Further (but not farther)There are some occasions when we can use further but not farther.
(Definition of farther adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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