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  Definition of further
  1. promote the growth of; "Foster our children''s well-being and education"
  2. contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
  3. more distant in especially degree; "nothing could be further from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations"
  4. to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther'' is used more frequently than `further'' in this physical sense); "farther north"; "moved farther away"; "farther down the corridor"; "the practice may go back still farther to the Druids"; "went onl
  5. to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further'' is used more often than `farther'' in this abstract sense); "further complicated by uncertainty about the future"; "let''s not discuss it further"; "nothing could be further from the
  6. in addition or furthermore; "if we further suppose"; "stated further that he would not cooperate with them"; "they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already"
Similar Words: foster, promote, advance, boost, encourage, farther

 

Hyponyms: connive at, wink at, foster, spur, help, carry, feed, contribute, lead, conduce

 

Derivational Morphology: promotion, furtherance, advancement, fostering, fosterage, breeding, bringing up, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing, boost, encouragement, supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friend, promoter, plugger, improvement, betterment, advance, forwarding

 

 
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