Textual thesaurus for "further"

(adj) farther

more distant in especially degree

nothing could be further from the truth; further from our expectations; farther from the truth; farther from our expectations

(adv) farther

to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense)

farther north; moved farther away; farther down the corridor; the practice may go back still farther to the Druids; went only three miles further; further in the future

(adv) farther

to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense)

further complicated by uncertainty about the future; let's not discuss it further; nothing could be further from the truth; they are further along in their research than we expected; the application of the law was extended farther; he is going no farther in his studies

(verb) foster

promote the growth of

Foster our children's well-being and education

(verb) boost, advance, encourage, promote

contribute to the progress or growth of

I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom