far adverb Meaning in the Cambridge Essential American Dictionary
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Meaning of "far" in Essential American English Dictionary

far

adverb
 
/fɑr/
A2 used to talk about how distant something is: How far is it to the supermarket?
very much: Young people are far more independent these days.
as far as I know used to say what you think is true, although you do not know all the facts: As far as I know, they are coming to the party.
by far used to say that something is the biggest, the best, etc.: This is his best book by far.
so far B1 until now: So far, we haven’t made much progress on the project.
(Definition of far adverb from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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