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EN[fɜː(r)ðə(r)] [-ɜː(r)ðə(r)]
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WFurther
  • Further may refer to:

    Definition of further in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGfurthersPRfurtheringPT, PPfurtheredSUF-er
    1. VT To encourage growth.
      1. Further the economy.
    2. To support progress or growth of something.
    3. Adjective
      1. comparative form of far: more far; of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
        1. More, additional.
          1. This time Cudicini was left helpless when Natcho stepped up to expertly curl the ball into the top corner. That was the cue for further pressure from the Russian side and it took further Cudicini saves to keep the score down.
      2. Adverb
        1. comparative form of far: more far.
          1. (conjunctive) Also; in addition to.
            1. (location) At greater distance in space or time; farther.
              1. Washington DC is further from Europe than New York. ‎
            2. (conjunctive) Moreover; beyond what is already stated.
              1. Further, affiant sayeth naught. (A formal statement ending a deposition or affidavit, immediately preceding the affiant's signature.)
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Fluvial sediment transport may further deliver the modern organic carbon to the seabed via hyperpycnal flow, resulting in long-term sequestration of modern organic carbon [10 ,30 ,51 ].
              • To further assess the virulome, blast score ratio (BSR) analysis was used as previously described [17 , 25 ] to query known virulence genes (S2 Table ) and their homologs across all S.
              • Counter intentional or ironic error is a further example of the delinking of intentional thought processes and behavior.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Further studies are necessary to investigate what factors determine the immune response against recombinant viral proteins, in particular MCP, in the different megalocytiviruses.
              • Further development will aim to develop phagosensors adapted on demand to the detection of any human or animal pathogen that may be present in water.
              • Further studies are needed to explore the mechanisms underlying neovascularization and neoinnervation of an acellular scaffold and to assess the clinical benefits of such phenomena.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Our findings suggest that current precystectomy models for prediction of LN metastasis should be improved further.
              • Does that compute, or do I need to explain further?
              • Eventually, they decided it would be best to let sleeping dogs lie and not discuss the matter any further.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Adjective forms
                • Adjective comparative forms
              • Adverbs
                • Adverb forms
                  • Adverb comparative forms
                  • Conjunctive adverbs
                    • Location adverbs
                      • Uncomparable adverbs
                      • Morphemes
                        • Suffixes
                          • Words by suffix
                            • Words suffixed with -er
                        • Verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
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                        Meaning of further for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "further" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an adverb form, a conjunctive adverb, a location adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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