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