far

[fษ‘หr]

far Definition

  • 1at, to, or by a great distance (used to indicate the extent to which one thing is distant from another)
  • 2a long way in time or degree
  • 3much

Using far: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "far" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The nearest gas station is far from here.

  • Example

    I have come from far away to see you.

  • Example

    She is far more intelligent than her brother.

far Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with far

  • by a great margin; much

    Example

    He is by far the best player on the team.

  • up to the present moment

    Example

    So far, we have not encountered any problems with the new system.

  • far and wide

    over a great distance; everywhere

    Example

    News of the discovery spread far and wide.

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Summary: far in Brief

The word 'far' [fษ‘หr] is an adverb used to describe a great distance between two things. It can also be used to describe a long period of time or a large degree of difference. Examples include 'The nearest gas station is far from here,' 'I have come from far away to see you,' and 'She is far more intelligent than her brother.' Phrases include 'by far,' 'so far,' and 'far and wide.'

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