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What has marked Chinese society is its level of cruelty, not just revolutions and wars. We ought to reject it totally, otherwise in another upheaval there will be further cruelty.
Jung Chang

Meaning of "further" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FURTHER

Old English furthor; related to Old Frisian further, Old Saxon furthor, Old High German furdar.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FURTHER

further  [ˈfɜːðə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FURTHER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Further is a verb and can also act as an adjective and an adverb.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb further in English.



The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES FURTHER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of further in the English dictionary

The first definition of further in the dictionary is in addition; furthermore. Other definition of further is to a greater degree or extent. Further is also to or at a more advanced point.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO FURTHER

PRESENT

Present
I further
you further
he/she/it furthers
we further
you further
they further
Present continuous
I am furthering
you are furthering
he/she/it is furthering
we are furthering
you are furthering
they are furthering
Present perfect
I have furthered
you have furthered
he/she/it has furthered
we have furthered
you have furthered
they have furthered
Present perfect continuous
I have been furthering
you have been furthering
he/she/it has been furthering
we have been furthering
you have been furthering
they have been furthering
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I furthered
you furthered
he/she/it furthered
we furthered
you furthered
they furthered
Past continuous
I was furthering
you were furthering
he/she/it was furthering
we were furthering
you were furthering
they were furthering
Past perfect
I had furthered
you had furthered
he/she/it had furthered
we had furthered
you had furthered
they had furthered
Past perfect continuous
I had been furthering
you had been furthering
he/she/it had been furthering
we had been furthering
you had been furthering
they had been furthering
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will further
you will further
he/she/it will further
we will further
you will further
they will further
Future continuous
I will be furthering
you will be furthering
he/she/it will be furthering
we will be furthering
you will be furthering
they will be furthering
Future perfect
I will have furthered
you will have furthered
he/she/it will have furthered
we will have furthered
you will have furthered
they will have furthered
Future perfect continuous
I will have been furthering
you will have been furthering
he/she/it will have been furthering
we will have been furthering
you will have been furthering
they will have been furthering
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would further
you would further
he/she/it would further
we would further
you would further
they would further
Conditional continuous
I would be furthering
you would be furthering
he/she/it would be furthering
we would be furthering
you would be furthering
they would be furthering
Conditional perfect
I would have further
you would have further
he/she/it would have further
we would have further
you would have further
they would have further
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been furthering
you would have been furthering
he/she/it would have been furthering
we would have been furthering
you would have been furthering
they would have been furthering
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you further
we let´s further
you further
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to further
Past participle
furthered
Present Participle
furthering
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FURTHER


Bairnsfather
ˈbɛənzˌfɑːðə
breather
ˈbriːðə
farther
ˈfɑːðə
father
ˈfɑːðə
forefather
ˈfɔːˌfɑːðə
godfather
ˈɡɒdˌfɑːðə
grandfather
ˈɡrænˌfɑːðə
great-grandfather
ˌɡreɪtˈɡrændfɑːðə
great-great-grandfather
ˌɡreɪtˌɡreɪtˈɡrændˌfɑːðə
how´s-your-father
ˈhaʊzjəˈfɑːðə
lather
ˈlɑːðə
mouthbreather
ˈmaʊθˌbriːðə
murther
ˈmɜːðə
norther
ˈnɔːðə
rather
ˈrɑːðə
seether
ˈsiːðə
smoother
ˈsmuːðə
soother
ˈsuːðə
stepfather
ˈstɛpˌfɑːðə
teether
ˈtiːðə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FURTHER

furrowless
furrowy
furry
furry dice
furry friend
furshlugginer
furth
furthcoming
further education
further education college
Further Education Funding Council
furtherance
furtherer
furthermore
furthermost
furthersome
furthest
furtive
furtively
furtiveness

WORDS THAT END LIKE FURTHER

another
birther
bother
brother
each other
either
flat-earther
gather
heather
leather
mother
neither
no other
one way and another
or other
other
the other
together
weather
whether

Synonyms and antonyms of further in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FURTHER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «further» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of further

Translation of «further» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FURTHER

Find out the translation of further to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of further from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «further» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

更远的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

más
570 millions of speakers

English

further
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आगे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بِالإضَافَة إلَى ذَلِك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дальнейший
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

adicional
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অধিকতর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plus loin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Selanjutnya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

weiter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

それ以上の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

추가의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Luwih lanjut
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xa hơn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேலும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पुढील
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ayrıca
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ulteriore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dalszy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

додатковий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

suplimentar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

περαιτέρω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bortre
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fjernere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of further

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FURTHER»

The term «further» is very widely used and occupies the 1.750 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FURTHER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about further

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10 QUOTES WITH «FURTHER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word further.
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Marcia Angell
The pharmaceutical industry likes to depict itself as a research-based industry, as the source of innovative drugs. Nothing could be further from the truth. This is their incredible PR and their nerve.
2
Kofi Annan
Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation.
3
Susan B. Anthony
The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain.
4
Marek Belka
As far as the international issues are concerned, the most important thing is the state of the transatlantic relationships, Euro-Atlantic relationships: how to develop them and how to strengthen them further.
5
Bradley A. Blakeman
We are at war with enemies that still have the intent to do further damage to Americans at home and abroad.
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Sherwood Boehlert
We need to reduce or at least limit U.S. demand for oil as quickly as possible, and we need to develop new technologies that can further help address our addiction to oil in the future.
7
Jo Bonner
While the level of support we can each provide certainly varies, it is very important at this time that we all do what we can to help our neighbors - not only our immediate neighbors here in Alabama, but those further away in Mississippi and Louisiana.
8
Asa Butterfield
I always think that trying to push yourself as an actor in a direction that you've never been before, developing characters which are more difficult to get into the head of, or are more interesting and further away from yourself, is always a challenge. But, you want to take up that challenge and try your best.
9
Jung Chang
What has marked Chinese society is its level of cruelty, not just revolutions and wars. We ought to reject it totally, otherwise in another upheaval there will be further cruelty.
10
Agatha Christie
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FURTHER»

Discover the use of further in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to further and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Further Pure Mathematics
Drawing on over 10 years' experience of publishing for Edexcel maths, Heinemann Modular Maths for Edexcel AS and A Level brings you dedicated textbooks to help you give your students a clear route to success, now with new Core maths titles ...
Geoff Mannall, Michael Kenwood, 2005
2
Higher, Further, Faster: Is Technology Improving Sport
Can athletes from the developing world ever hope to compete in modern sport? This book is a must-read for all participants and fans who want to understand the technological upheaval that is shaking modern sport to its very foundations.
Stewart Ross, 2008
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Further Pure Mathematics
This volume continues the work covered in Core Maths or Mathematics - The Core Course for Advanced Level to provide a full two-year course in Pure Mathematics for A-Level.
Linda Bostock, Suzanne Chandler, Colin Patrick Rourke, 1982
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Upon further reflection
This book deals with global issues concerning ecology and world government. It moves from the very general to the very specific.
Burhues F. Skinner, 1987
5
Teaching and Learning in Further and Adult Education
This is a book about teaching and learning written to supplement professional experience gained within groups that the reader may have been appointed to teach.
Les Walklin, 1990
6
Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology
" A companion volume to The Interpretation of Cultures, this book continues Geertz's exploration of the meaning of culture and the importance of shared cultural symbolism. With a new introduction by the author.
Clifford Geertz, 2008
7
The Changing Face of Further Education: Lifelong Learning, ...
This book comprehensively examines the current trends in further education by means of both policy analysis and research in the field.
Terry Hyland, Barbara Merrill, 2003
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Heinemann Modular Maths Edexcel Further Pure Maths 3
Drawing on over 10 years' experience of publishing for Edexcel maths, Heinemann Modular Maths for Edexcel AS and A Level brings you dedicated textbooks to help you give your students a clear route to success, now with new Core maths titles ...
Geoff Mannall, Michael Kenwood, 2004
9
An essay for the further improvement of dancing: being a ...
This is a collection of dances with music in Feuillet notation by numerous eighteenth-century dancing masters including Thomas Caverley, Anthony l'Abbee, Louis-Guillaume Pecour, and Josiah Priest.
E. Pemberton, 1711
10
Further Reflections on Things at Hand: A Reader
Chu Hsi (1130-1200), the renowned Chinese philosopher, lived during what is sometimes referred to as a "renaissance" in Chinese historyoa time of commercial expansion and intellectual innovation.
Zhu, Xi, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FURTHER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term further is used in the context of the following news items.
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Finland's government opposes further Greek bailouts
In a statement, Finance Minister Alexander Stubb said that he expected Greece to come up with convincing reform proposals before further ... «Deutsche Welle, Jul 15»
2
Greece is bad, but the eurozone's problems go a good deal further
Look further ahead at demography, and concern mounts. Projections should be taken with a pinch of salt: remember how 30 years ago, the ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
3
Euro zone demands further steps from Greece prior to bailout …
The ministers postponed until Sunday a decision on whether to recommend starting talks on a new loan for Athens and sought further ... «Haaretz, Jul 15»
4
Report finds $100 stretches further in Ohio
DAYTON — Ohioans don't have to stretch quite as far as residents of most other states to make financial ends meet because, in the Buckeye ... «Toledo Blade, Jul 15»
5
Mexico eye further progress against Guatemala
Patience is a rare luxury in the middle of a tournament, but Mexico manager Miguel Herrera can afford to exercise it as his team sets its sights ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
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Taco No. 32: Vietnamese sandwich goes one step further
2015-07-11T17:30:00Z 2015-07-11T17:46:07Z Taco No. 32: Vietnamese sandwich goes one step furtherAndi Berlin Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star. «Arizona Daily Star, Jul 15»
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Aleksandar Mitrovic wanted at Newcastle United for further talks as …
Steve McClaren is hoping that Newcastle United can land Anderlecht star Aleksandar Mitrović while the club are touring the United States. «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
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Will Iran's new demands push a nuclear treaty further out of reach …
Iran's demand to lift sanctions has already been a sticking points in nuclear talks. A new request to eliminate the arms embargo just added fuel ... «Christian Science Monitor, Jul 15»
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OSRC offers further river warnings
OSRC officials said Sunday that floaters should use extreme caution, and children should not float in dangerous conditions. Rivers are running ... «KOKI FOX 23, Jul 15»
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Roger Federer bids for further greatness in Wimbledon final against …
Just 24 hours after a 33-year-old Serena Williams became the oldest female grand slam champion in the modern era, Roger Federer today ... «Sport360°, Jul 15»

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