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far–flung

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of far–flung

  1. 1 having considerable extent <it could once be said that the sun never set on the far-flung British Empire> Synonyms broad, deep, expansive, extended, far-flung, far-reaching, rangy, sweeping, wide, wide-ranging, widespreadRelated Words comprehensive, general, global, inclusive; boundless, endless, infinite, limitless, unlimited; capacious, commodious, roomy, spaciousNear Antonyms circumscribed, limited, restrictedAntonyms narrow

  2. 2 not close in time or space <traveled to far-flung towns that had not seen a doctor in years> Synonyms away, deep, far, faraway, far-flung, far-off, remote, removedRelated Words apart, devious, isolated, lonesome, nowhere, obscure, odd, outlying, out-of-the-way, retired, secluded, secret, sequesteredNear Antonyms adjacent, adjoining, contiguousAntonyms close, near, nearby, nigh




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