Webster 1913 Edition
[A comparative of forth; OE.
far[GREEK]ur; akin to G.
To a greater distance; in addition; moreover. See
Carries us, I know not how much
further, into familiar company.
They sdvanced us far as Eleusis and Thria; but no
Jowett (Thucyd. ).
not so near; apart by a greater distance.
More remote; at a greater distance; more in advance; farther;
as, the. See
furtherend of the field
furtherreason for this opinion; nothing
☞ The forms further and farther are in general not differentiated by writers, but further is preferred by many when application to quantity or degree is implied.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To help forward; to promote; to advance; to forward; to help or assist.
This binds thee, then, to
I should nothing
furtherthe weal public.
Robynsom (More’s Utopia).
Webster 1828 Edition
1.More or most distant; as the further end of the field.
2.Additional. We have a further reason for this opinion. We have nothing further to suggest.
What further need have we of witnesses? Matt. 26.
To help forward; to promote; to advance onward; to forward; hence, to help or assist.
This binds thee then to further my design.