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EN[fɜː(r)ðə(r)] [-ɜː(r)ðə(r)]
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WFurther
  • Further may refer to:

    Definition of further in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGfurthersPRfurtheringPT, PPfurtheredSUF-er
    1. VT To encourage growth.
      1. Further the economy.
    2. To support progress or growth of something.
    3. Adjective
      1. comparative form of far: more far; of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
        1. More, additional.
          1. This time Cudicini was left helpless when Natcho stepped up to expertly curl the ball into the top corner. That was the cue for further pressure from the Russian side and it took further Cudicini saves to keep the score down.
      2. Adverb
        1. comparative form of far: more far.
          1. (conjunctive) Also; in addition to.
            1. (location) At greater distance in space or time; farther.
              1. Washington DC is further from Europe than New York. ‎
            2. (conjunctive) Moreover; beyond what is already stated.
              1. Further, affiant sayeth naught. (A formal statement ending a deposition or affidavit, immediately preceding the affiant's signature.)
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • However, we cannot reach conclusions on the role of betatrophin in glucose and lipid metabolism process based on the present results and further studies will still be needed.
              • Shikimic acid is further transformed into aromatic amino acids (phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan) through chorismic acid.
              • It is true that [ … ] the questions of the justification of inductive inferences normally lead to further problems, associated with the phenomenon of the underdetermination of theory by experience.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Further development will aim to develop phagosensors adapted on demand to the detection of any human or animal pathogen that may be present in water.
              • Further studies are needed to explore the mechanisms underlying neovascularization and neoinnervation of an acellular scaffold and to assess the clinical benefits of such phenomena.
              • Further complicating matters is an attractive, semieducated globetrotter from Westchester named Peggy Whitton, who has an affair with Mehta.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Eventually, they decided it would be best to let sleeping dogs lie and not discuss the matter any further.
              • Does that compute, or do I need to explain further?
              • If you do anything about the mana screw problem, you increase the probability of a mana flood even further.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Adjective forms
                • Adjective comparative forms
              • Adverbs
                • Adverb forms
                  • Adverb comparative forms
                  • Conjunctive adverbs
                    • Location adverbs
                      • Uncomparable adverbs
                      • Morphemes
                        • Suffixes
                          • Words by suffix
                            • Words suffixed with -er
                        • Verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
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                        Meaning of further for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "further" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an adverb form, a conjunctive adverb, a location adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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