What is the meaning of far?



  • Located at a great distance in time or space or degree.
    • usage: "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future"
  • Being of a considerable distance or length.
    • usage: "a far trek"
  • Being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle.
    • usage: "the horse on the right is the far horse"; "the right side is the far side of the horse"
  • Beyond a norm in opinion or actions.
    • usage: "the far right"


  • To a considerable degree; very much.
    • usage: "a far far better thing that I do"; "felt far worse than yesterday"; "eyes far too close together"
  • At or to or from a great distance in space.
    • usage: "he traveled far"; "strayed far from home"; "sat far away from each other"
  • At or to a certain point or degree.
    • usage: "I can only go so far before I have to give up"; "how far can we get with this kind of argument"
  • Remote in time.
    • usage: "if we could see far into the future"; "all that happened far in the past"
  • To an advanced stage or point.
    • usage: "a young man who will go very far"
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APAWordNet. (2010). far. Retrieved April 22, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/far/definitions/1173916
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "far" http://smartdefine.org/far/definitions/1173916 (accessed April 22, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, far, Smart Define, viewed 22 April, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/far/definitions/1173916>.
MLAWordNet. "far" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 April 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/far/definitions/1173916>
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