Meaning of further

fur•ther

Pronunciation: (fûr'ur), [key]
— compar. adv. and adj. of v. far fur•thest,
—adv.
  1. at or to a greater distance; farther: I'm too tired to go further.
  2. at or to a more advanced point; to a greater extent: Let's not discuss it further.
  3. in addition; moreover: Further, he should be here any minute.
—adj.
  1. more distant or remote; farther: The map shows it to be further than I thought.
  2. more extended: Does this mean a further delay?
  3. additional; more: Further meetings seem pointless.
—v.t.
  1. to help forward (a work, undertaking, cause, etc.); promote; advance; forward: You can always count on him to further his own interests.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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