far side


: the farther side
the far side of the lake
or farside : the side of the moon away from the earth
the lunar farside
on the far side of
: beyond
just on the far side of 40

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Designed by Norman Foster and built in the glory days of Rome (2004) under Emperor Ron Dennis, the former chairman, the MTC receives guests at a sally-port on the far side of the pond, with a covered roundabout. Dan Neil, WSJ, 26 Jan. 2023 In 2019, China landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, a historic first. Arkansas Online, 19 Jan. 2023 The Jaguars got a defensive stop, but Jones fall hard on his shoulder after being fouled by Texas State’s Jordan Mason on the far side of the court from the USA bench. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 7 Jan. 2023 But the really mysterious parts of the moon aren’t on the far side. Marina Koren, The Atlantic, 6 Feb. 2023 Ergonomically, the gear-shifting motion is hindered by an encroaching console that promises tennis elbow with every shift to the far side of the four-speed pattern. Larry Griffin, Car and Driver, 3 Feb. 2023 Behind the Melness houses, on the far side of a grassy ridge, unrolled a section of peat bog called the Moine. WIRED, 31 Jan. 2023 The island itself has a total population of only ~11,500, so over 2/3 of the population has been asked to move to the far side of the island due to the activity at Ambae. Erik Klemetti, Discover Magazine, 25 Sep. 2017 In 2019, China landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, a historic first. Arkansas Online, 19 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of far side was in the 15th century

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“Far side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/far%20side. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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