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Definition of far:

  1. A young pig, or a litter of pigs.
  2. Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent.
  3. In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly.
  4. In great part; as, the day is far spent.
  5. Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.
  6. Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.
  7. The more distant of two; as, the far side ( called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts.
  8. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity.
  9. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other.
  10. Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.


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Usage examples:

  • " No, nothing so far as I know.

    - "Jess of the Rebel Trail", H. A. Cody.
  • I do not go as far as that- yet.

    - "The Shrieking Pit", Arthur J. Rees.
  • How far is Pineyville?

    - "The Underdog", F. Hopkinson Smith.