Farthest
Farthest Far"thest adv. At or to the greatest distance. See {Furthest}. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

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