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Definition of Far
FarFar Far, n. [See Farrow.] (Zo["o]l.)
A young pig, or a litter of pigs. FarFar Far, a. [Fartherand Farthestare 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. fern, a., Icel. fjarri, Dan. fjirn, Sw.
fjerran, adv., Goth. fa[=i]rra, adv., Gr. ????? beyond, Skr.
paras, adv., far, and prob. to L. per through, and E. prefix
for-, as in forgive, and also to fare. Cf. Farther,
1. Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually
separated by a wide space or extent.
They said, . . . We be come from a far country.
--Josh. ix. 6.
The nations far and near contend in choice.
2. Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far
be it from me to justify cruelty.
3. Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally
or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.
They that are far from thee ahsll perish. --Ps.
4. Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in
He was far from ill looking, though he thought
himself still farther. --F. Anstey.
5. 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.
Note: The distinction between the adjectival and adverbial
use of far is sometimes not easily discriminated.
By far, by much; by a great difference.
Far between, with a long distance (of space or time)
between; at long intervals. ``The examinations are few and
far between.' --Farrar. FarFar Far, adv.
1. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are
separated far from each other.
2. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as,
he pushed his researches far into antiquity.
3. In great part; as, the day is far spent.
4. In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply;
Who can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far
above rubies. --Prov. xxxi.
As far as, to the extent, or degree, that. See As far as,
(a) At a great distance, absolutely or relatively.
(b) Distant in sympathy or affection; alienated. ``But
now, in Christ Jesus, ye who some time were far off
are made nigh by the blood of Christ.' --Eph. ii. 13.
Far other, different by a great degree; not the same; quite
Far and near, at a distance and close by; throughout a
Far and wide, distantly and broadly; comprehensively. ``Far
and wide his eye commands.' --Milton.
From far, from a great distance; from a remote place.
Note: Far often occurs in self-explaining compounds, such as
far-extended, far-reaching, far-spread.
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