furthest
[ˈfəːðɪst]
DEFINITION
  1. used as superlative of far.
ADJECTIVE
farthest (adjective)
  1. situated at the greatest distance from a specified or understood point.
    "the furthest door led to a kitchen" ·
    "it was the furthest thing from my mind"
    synonyms:
    most distant · most remote · remotest · furthest/farthest away · farthest ·
    antonyms:
ADVERB
farthest (adverb)
  1. at or by the greatest distance (used to indicate how far one thing or person is or becomes distant from another).
    "the bed furthest from the window" ·
    "the people who are furthest removed from the political process"
  2. over the greatest distance or area.
    "his group probably had furthest to ride"
    • used to indicate the most distant point reached in a specified direction.
      "it was the furthest north I had ever travelled"
    • to the most extreme or advanced point.
      "countries where industrialization had gone furthest"
Origin
late Middle English: formed as a superlative of further.
far
[fɑː]
ADVERB
farther (comparative adverb) · farthest (superlative adverb) · further (comparative adverb) · furthest (superlative adverb)
  1. at, to, or by a great distance (used to indicate the extent to which one thing is distant from another).
    "the house was not too far away" ·
    "the mountains far in the distance glowed in the sun"
    synonyms:
    a long way · a great distance · a good way · afar
    antonyms:
  2. over a large expanse of space or time.
    "he had not travelled far" ·
    "that's why we have come so far and done as well as we have"
    synonyms:
    to a certain extent · to a limited extent · up to a point · to a degree ·
    to some extent · within reason · within limits
  3. by a great deal.
    "he is able to function far better than usual"
    synonyms:
    much · very much · considerably · markedly · immeasurably · decidedly ·
    greatly · significantly · substantially · appreciably · noticeably · materially · signally · to a great extent/degree · by much · by a great amount · by a great deal · by a long way · by far · by a mile · easily
    antonyms:
ADJECTIVE
further (comparative adjective) · furthest (superlative adjective)
  1. situated at a great distance in space or time.
    "the far reaches of the universe"
    synonyms:
    distant · faraway · far off · remote · out of the way · far flung ·
    far removed · outlying · obscure · isolated · cut-off · inaccessible · off the beaten track · in the back of beyond · godforsaken
    antonyms:
    • more distant than another object of the same kind.
      "he was standing in the far corner"
    • distant from a point seen as central; extreme.
      "the far north of Scotland" ·
      "the success of the far Right"
      synonyms:
      further · more distant · opposite
      antonyms:
ORIGIN
Old English feorr, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch ver, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit para and Greek pera ‘further’.
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How to use furthest in a sentence?
the people who are furthest removed from the political process.
hold the furthest part of your leg that you can reach.
countries where industrialization had gone furthest.
it was the furthest north I had ever travelled.
the aim is to travel the furthest distance.
his group probably had furthest to ride.
it was the furthest thing from my mind.
the furthest door led to a kitchen.
the bed furthest from the window.
the furthest ends of the earth.
How to say furthest in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (ADJECTIVE)الأبعد, أبعد
Bangla এসময়
Bosnian (Latin) najudaljeniji
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)отдалечени
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan més lluny
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)najudaljenijeg, najdalje, krajnjih
Czech nejvzdálenější
Danish (ADJECTIVE)længst, fjerneste
Dutch (ADJECTIVE)verst
Estonian kaugemal
Fijian yawa duadua
Filipino pinakamalayo
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)kauimpana
French plus éloigné
German (ADJECTIVE)am weitesten, weitesten, entferntesten, äußersten, fernsten, entlegensten
Greek μεγαλύτερη απόκλιση
Haitian Creole pli lòlbò
Hebrew הרחוק ביותר
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)दूर
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)legtávolabbi
Icelandic fúthest hjá
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)terjauh
Italian (ADJECTIVE)ulteriore
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)最も遠い, 遠い
Kiswahili akipiga
Korean (ADJECTIVE)
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)vistālāk
Lithuanian (ADJECTIVE)toliausiai
Malagasy lavitry
Malay (Latin) jauh
Maltese bogħod
Norwegian Bokmål lengst
Persian (ADJECTIVE)دورترین
Polish (ADJECTIVE)najdalej
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)última
Querétaro Otomi xí lejano
Romanian mai îndepărtat
Russian (ADJECTIVE)дальней
(NOUN)крайняя
Samoan ona mamao
Serbian (Cyrillic) најдаље
Serbian (Latin) najdalje
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)najďalej
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)najbolj
Spanish (NOUN)lejos
Swedish (ADJECTIVE)längst
Tamil அப்பட்டணத்தின்
Telugu దూరంగా
Thai หยั่ง
Tongan 'ikai
Turkish (ADJECTIVE)uzak
Ukrainian Останнє, про
Urdu بھاگنے والے
Vietnamese xa
Welsh (ADJECTIVE)bellaf, pellaf
Yucatec Maya asab lejano
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