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afar

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adverb \ə-ˈfär\

Definition of afar

  1. :  from, to, or at a great distance <roamed afar>

Origin and Etymology of afar

Middle English afer, from on fer at a distance and of fer from a distance


First Known Use: 14th century


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afar

noun

Definition of afar

  1. :  a great distance <saw him from afar>

Examples of afar in a sentence

  1. <the experienced birder was able to identify birds from afar>

14th Century

First Known Use of afar

14th century



AFAR Defined for Kids

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afar

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adverb \ə-ˈfär\

Definition of afar for Students

  1. :  from, at, or to a great distance <wandered afar>


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afar

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noun

Definition of afar for Students

  1. :  a long way off <There came a voice from afar.>



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