n.1.(Zool.) A young pig, or a litter of pigs.
a.1.Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent.
They said, . . . We be come from a far country.
- Josh. ix. 6.
2.Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.
3.Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.
They that are far from thee ahsll perish.
- Ps. lxxiii. 27.
4.Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.
5.The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts.
By far
by much; by a great difference.
Far between
with a long distance (of space or time) between; at long intervals.
- Farrar.
adv.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
a - At a great distance, absolutely or relatively.
b - Distant in sympathy or affection; alienated.
Far other
different by a great degree; not the same; quite unlike.
- Eph. ii. 13.
Far and near
at a distance and close by; throughout a whole region.
- Pope.
Far and wide
distantly and broadly; comprehensively.
From far
from a great distance; from a remote place.
- Milton.
Noun1.FAR - a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to reinstitute Hutu control; "in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists"
Adj.1.far - at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future"
near, close - not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call"
2.far - being of a considerable distance or length; "a far trek"
3.far - being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle; "the horse on the right is the far horse"; "the right side is the far side of the horse"
4.far - beyond a norm in opinion or actions; "the far right"
Adv.1.far - to a considerable degree; very much; "a far far better thing that I do"; "felt far worse than yesterday"; "eyes far too close together"
2.far - at or to or from a great distance in space; "he traveled far"; "strayed far from home"; "sat far away from each other"
3.far - at or to a certain point or degree; "I can only go so far before I have to give up"; "how far can we get with this kind of argument?"
4.far - remote in time; "if we could see far into the future"; "all that happened far in the past"
5.far - to an advanced stage or point; "a young man who will go very far"
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