English

Definition of 'further'

See related content

Synonyms of "further"
Synonyms of "further"
French Translation of "further"
French Translation of "further"
Translator
Translator
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : cloudscape
Word of the day : cloudscape
Hindi Translation of "further"
Hindi Translation of "further"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Video: pronunciation of 'further'

Example sentences containing 'further'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
You will receive further details about when the league launches. The Sun (2016)The jury did not ask for further help. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If this matter is taken further there should be a national outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You refused to accept this and asked the adjudicator to seek and consider further evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Obviously getting in the ring and getting hit is going to further the damage. The Sun (2016)In banking the costs potentially extend much further. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This really worries me in case she takes it further. The Sun (2016)The consultation is ongoing and we are unable to comment further at this time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ministers thought the public needed protection against their charitable contributions being used to further political agendas they might not endorse. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Austria then seemed to let their heads drop and Ireland could have punished them by going further ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What about going further into the future? The Sun (2013)Your insurer paid to stop his additional charges increasing further. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The surveys point to further slowing ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is one further point before we turn to the stories themselves. Marcus J. Borg READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally. (2001)Study for qualifications which would further your career. The Sun (2009)This is a project to further political union. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These figures are further evidence of that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You both stand to lose so much if you take things any further. The Sun (2014)Your personal circumstances at the time will further determine how much you are affected. Vera Peiffer POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)No other church officials were involved and no further action was taken. Christianity Today (2000)You need to stop this before it goes any further. The Sun (2010)We left the car park a further four times. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She decided she needed a further challenge and looked for opportunities to move. Harris, Jean Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)This does not suggest much further progress. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We will consider whether to take the matter further when we receive our report. The Sun (2010)The absence of further ambition helps him to appeal to the players too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The rally was modest because there are doubts about further cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But the keeper insisted he would take a finals spot ahead of further personal glory. The Sun (2015)Our troops receive training on these subjects throughout their career and further specific training prior to deployment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We can take this point further. Low, Nicholas Politics, Planning and the State (1990)This year we expect a further 52% rise. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is an initial charge of up to 3% but no further fees. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The deal struck excludes Britain from any further political integration for the first time. The Sun (2016)He was predicted five A* passes as he decided only six months ago to take additional further maths. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For services to Further Education. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Trends of 'further'

Extremely Common. further is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage for:

Translations for 'further'

British English: further /ˈfɜːðə/ ADJECTIVE
A further thing or amount is an additional one.
Doctors are carrying out further tests.
  • American English: further
  • Arabic: بِالإضَافَة إلَى ذَلِك
  • Brazilian Portuguese: adicional
  • Chinese: 更远的
  • Croatian: dodatan
  • Czech: další
  • Danish: yderligere
  • Dutch: verder
  • European Spanish: más
  • Finnish: lisä-
  • French: plus loin
  • German: weiter
  • Greek: περαιτέρω
  • Italian: ulteriore
  • Japanese: それ以上の
  • Korean: 추가의
  • Norwegian: fjernere
  • Polish: dalszy
  • European Portuguese: adicional
  • Romanian: suplimentar
  • Russian: дальнейший
  • Latin American Spanish: más
  • Swedish: bortre
  • Thai: เพิ่มเติม, ซึ่งเพิ่มเข้ามา
  • Turkish: daha ileri
  • Ukrainian: додатковий
  • Vietnamese: xa hơn
British English: further /ˈfɜːðə/ ADVERB
Further means to a greater degree or extent.
Prices may fall further next month.
  • American English: further
  • Arabic: أَبْعَد
  • Brazilian Portuguese: mais adiante
  • Chinese: 更进一步地
  • Croatian: dalje
  • Czech: dál
  • Danish: yderligere
  • Dutch: verder
  • European Spanish: más lejos
  • Finnish: lisäksi
  • French: plus loin
  • German: ferner
  • Greek: περαιτέρω
  • Italian: inoltre
  • Japanese: さらに
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: lenger
  • Polish: dalej
  • European Portuguese: mais adiante
  • Romanian: în continuare
  • Russian: далее
  • Latin American Spanish: más lejos
  • Swedish: vidare
  • Thai: มากขึ้น
  • Turkish: daha ileriye
  • Ukrainian: далі
  • Vietnamese: hơn

Source

Definition of further from the Collins English Dictionary
#moon50
The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
Read more
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Read more
Learning English: Making suggestions when travelling
Take a boat? Stay overnight somewhere? This article looks at some useful phrases you can use when discussing options about what to do when travelling.
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access