[ US /ˈfɑɹ/ ]
[ UK /fˈɑː/ ]
  1. being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle
    the horse on the right is the far horse
    the right side is the far side of the horse
  2. beyond a norm in opinion or actions
    the far right
  3. located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    far in the future
    far corners of the earth
    we come from a far country
    far from the truth
    the far side of the road
    the far future
    a far journey
  4. being of a considerable distance or length
    a far trek
  1. to a considerable degree; very much
    eyes far too close together
    felt far worse than yesterday
    a far far better thing that I do
  2. at or to a certain point or degree
    I can only go so far before I have to give up
    how far can we get with this kind of argument?
  3. remote in time
    all that happened far in the past
    if we could see far into the future
  4. at or to or from a great distance in space
    sat far away from each other
    strayed far from home
    he traveled far
  5. to an advanced stage or point
    a young man who will go very far
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How To Use far In A Sentence

  • Shah went forth with her for a distance of three parasangs; after which he bade farewell to her and the Wazir and those with him, and returned to his home in gladness and safety. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Chlorophyll is only one of several pigments found in plants, but it is by far the most important.
  • The fin's origin is relatively far behind the pelvic fin insertion.
  • So spake he, and Athene was mightily angered at heart, and chid Odysseus in wrathful words: ‘Odysseus, thou hast no more steadfast might nor any prowess, as when for nine whole years continually thou didst battle with the Trojans for high born Helen, of the white arms, and many men thou slewest in terrible warfare, and by thy device the wide-wayed city of Priam was taken. Book XXII
  • A horizontal merger may enable the new entity to set price and output in the same manner as a single-firm monopolist, with the same consequences for consumer welfare.
  • As far back as the 1920s, it was an easy getaway for Hollywood types looking for a little privacy; and this golden era lives on at select spots.
  • The screen is a bit of overkill because the audience is not that far from the center of action on the hot shop floor.
  • I have seen far too many people give up too quickly on their programs after a few short weeks.
  • Should we no do a little what you call shopping for the babies, and haf a farewell feast tonight if I go for my last call at your so pleasant home?" he asked, stopping before a window full of fruit and flowers. Little Women
  • Close beside me stood my excellent friend Griffiths, the jolly hosteler, of whom I take the present opportunity of saying a few words, though I dare say he has been frequently described before, and by far better pens. The Bible in Spain
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