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how far

Definition of how far

  1. 1 :  to what extent or degree <She didn't know how far to trust him.>

  2. 2 —used to ask about the distance between places <How far is it (from here) to the station, please?>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in what manner or way

    :  for what reason :  why

    :  with what meaning :  to what effect

  1. :  the way or manner in which

    :  the state or condition in which

    :  that

  1. :  a question about manner or method

    :  manner, method

  1. :  at or to a considerable distance in space

    :  to a great extent :  much

    :  by a broad interval :  widely

  1. :  remote in space

    :  distinctly different in quality or relationship

    :  remote in time


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