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further

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of further

  1. resulting in an increase in amount or number I think further research is needed before we can say whether that treatment is safe or not Synonyms of further added, another, else, farther, fresh, additional, more, otherWords Related to further accessory, adjunct, collateral, extraneous, peripheral, side, supplemental, supplementary; new; excess, extra, plus, spare, supernumerary, supervenient, surplus; complementary, contributoryNear Antonyms of further fewer, less


further

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of further

  1. 1 at or to a greater distance or more advanced point go further along this road and you'll see the sign for the highway Synonyms of further beyond, farther, yon, yonder

  2. 2 in addition to what has been said I'll say nothing further at this time Synonyms of further additionally, again, also, besides, either, more, furthermore, likewise, moreover, then, too, withal, yet


further

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of further

  1. to help the growth or development of she worked hard to further her operatic career Synonyms of further advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, incubate, nourish, nurse, nurture, promoteWords Related to further advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), support, uphold; endow, finance, fund, patronize, stake, subsidize, underwrite; abet, aid, assist; advertise, boost, plug, publicize, tout; agitate (for), campaign (for), work (for)Near Antonyms of further ban, bar, enjoin, forbid, interdict, outlaw, prevent, prohibit, proscribe; battle, combat, contend (with), counter, fight, oppose; repress, snuff (out), squash, squelch, stifle, subdue, suppress; arrest, check, halt, retard; encumber, fetter, hobble, impede, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackleAntonyms of further discourage, frustrate, hinder, inhibit

Synonym Discussion of further

advance, promote, forward, further mean to help (someone or something) to move ahead. advance stresses effective assisting in hastening a process or bringing about a desired end.
    • advance the cause of peace
promote suggests an encouraging or fostering and may denote an increase in status or rank.
    • a campaign to promote better health
forward implies an impetus forcing something ahead.
    • a wage increase would forward productivity
further suggests a removing of obstacles in the way of a desired advance.
    • used the marriage to further his career

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