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Far

Far

1. to a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other.

2. to a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity.

3. in great part; as, the day is far spent.

4. in a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly. Who can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far above rubies. (Prov. Xxxi. 10) as far as, to the extent, or degree, that. See as far as, under as. Far off. at a great distance, absolutely or relatively. Distant in sympathy or affection; alienated. But now, in christ Jesus, ye who some time were far off are made nigh by the blood of christ. far other, different by a great degree; not the same; quite unlike. Far and near, at a distance and close by; throughout a whole region. Far and wide, distantly and broadly; comprehensively. Far and wide his eye commands. . From far, from a great distance; from a remote place.

far often occurs in self-explaining compounds, such as far-extended, far-reaching, far-spread.

(Science: zoology) a young pig, or a litter of pigs.

See: Farrow.


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