farthest

  • 1 Farthest — Far thest (f[aum]r [th][e^]st), a. Superl. of {far}. [See {Farther} and cf. {Furthest}] Most distant or remote; as, the farthest degree. See {Furthest}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Farthest — Far thest adv. At or to the greatest distance. See {Furthest}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 farthest — index extreme (last), last (final), peripheral, ultimate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 farthest — late 14c., superlative of FAR (Cf. far) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 farthest — [adv] most distant extreme, farthermost, furthermost, furthest, last, lattermost, outermost, outmost, remotest, ultimate, utmost, uttermost; concepts 586,778 Ant. closest, nearest …

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  • 6 farthest — [fär′thist] adj. [ME ferthest: see FARTHER] 1. superl. of FAR 2. most distant; most remote 3. Rare most extended; longest adv. 1. superl. of FAR …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 farthest — far|thest1 [ farðəst ] adverb 1. ) in or to a place that is most distant: Surfers choose the waves that carry them farthest. farthest away (from someone/something): Sam had chosen to sit farthest away from the door. farthest north/south/east/west …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 farthest — I UK [ˈfɑː(r)ðɪst] / US [ˈfɑrðəst] adverb 1) in or to a place that is most distant Surfers choose the waves that carry them farthest. farthest away (from someone/something): Sam had chosen to sit farthest away from the door. farthest… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 farthest — I. adjective Date: 14th century most distant especially in space or time < the farthest frontier > < the seat farthest from the door > II. adverb Date: 15th century 1. to or at the greatest distance in space or time < who can jump the farthest > …

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  • 10 farthest — far|thest1 [ˈfa:ðıst US ˈfa:r ] adv at or to the greatest distance away; the ↑superlative form of far ▪ My sister was the one who travelled farthest. farthest away/apart etc ▪ She lived farthest away from school of all of us. ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ HINT sense 1 …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 farthest — 1 adverb at or to the greatest distance away : Who ran farthest? | farthest away/apart etc: She lived farthest away from school of all of us. 2 adjective the most distant: the farthest corners of the globe …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 farthest — 1. adjective the farthest island in the chain is uninhabited Syn: most distant, most remote, remotest, farthest away, furthest, furthest away, farthermost, furthermost; (most) outlying, (most) outer, outermost, extreme, uttermost, ultimate;… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 Farthest — Far Far, a. [{Farther}and {Farthest}are used as the compar. and superl. of far, although they are corruptions arising from confusion with further and furthest. See {Further}.] [OE. fer, feor, AS. feor; akin to OS. fer, D. ver, OHG. ferro, adv., G …

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  • 14 Farthest — Farther Far ther (f[aum]r [th][ e]r), a., compar. of {Far}. [superl. {Farthest} ( [th][e^]st). See {Further}.] [For farrer, OE. ferrer, compar. of far; confused with further. Cf. {Farthest}.] 1. More remote; more distant than something else.… …

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  • 15 farthest — adj. Farthest is used with these nouns: ↑reach …

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  • 16 farthest — Synonyms and related words: boundary, caudal, conclusive, definitive, determinative, endmost, eventual, extreme, farthermost, farthest off, final, furthermost, furthest, last, limiting, most distant, outermost, outmost, polar, remotest, tail,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 farthest — [[t]fɑ͟ː(r)ðɪst[/t]] Farthest is a superlative form of far …

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  • 18 farthest — [ˈfɑːðɪst] adj, adv in or to a place that is most distant Sam had chosen to sit farthest away from the door.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 farthest — /ˈfaðəst / (say fahdhuhst) adjective (superlative of far) 1. most distant or remote. 2. longest. –adverb (superlative of far) 3. to or at the greatest distance. –phrase 4. the farthest reaches, the most remote regions. {Middle English ferthest,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 farthest — /fahr dhist/, adj., superl. of far with farther as compar. 1. most distant or remote. 2. most extended; longest. adv., superl. of far with farther as compar. 3. at or to the greatest distance …

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