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Meaning of FURTHEST

Pronunciation:  'furdhist

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense); "see who could jump the farthest"; "chose the farthest seat from the door"; "he swam the furthest"
  2. [adv]  to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense); "went the furthest of all the children in her education"; "furthest removed from reality"; "she goes farthest in helping us"
  3. [adj]  (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order; "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"

FURTHEST is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: far, farthermost, farthest, farthest, furthermost, utmost, uttermost



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fur"thest\, a.
    superl. Most remote; most in advance; farthest. See
    {Further}, a.
  2. \Fur"thest\, adv.
    At the greatest distance; farthest.
Thesaurus Terms
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