furthermore

adverb fur·ther·more \ ˈfər-t͟hər-ˌmȯr , ˈfər-t͟hə- \
|Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of furthermore

: in addition to what precedes : besides
  • She always arrives on time; furthermore, her work is always excellent.

Examples of furthermore in a Sentence

  1. I'm not interested in what you are selling, and furthermore, I asked your company not to contact me ever again.

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First Known Use of furthermore

13th century

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furthermore Synonyms

Phrases

as well, for good measure, in addition to, into the bargain (also in the bargain), on top of, to boot, what's more;


FURTHERMORE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of furthermore for English Language Learners

  • : in addition to what has been said


FURTHERMORE Defined for Kids

furthermore

adverb fur·ther·more \ ˈfər-t͟hər-ˌmȯr \

Definition of furthermore for Students

: moreover
  • They came. Furthermore they came on time.


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