English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'further'

(adverb) 
Definition
to or at a greater distance in time or space
Now we live further away from the city centre.
Synonyms
more distant
(adverb) 
Definition
to a greater degree or extent
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Synonyms
more
When we are tired we feel pain more.
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to a greater extent
,
to a greater degree
(adverb) 
Definition
in addition
Further, losing one day doesn't mean you won't win the next.
Synonyms
in addition
,
moreover
There was a man behind her. Moreover he was observing her strangely.
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besides
It doesn't fit you, and besides it's dreadful!
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furthermore
Furthermore, I will have to know all the data.
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also
It is much too large and also it is very cold.
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yet
This weekend yet more uniformed soldiers were posted at official buildings.
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on top of
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what's more
You should remember. And what's more, you should get it right.
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to boot
,
additionally
The maintenance programme will additionally seek to keep sites graffiti-free.
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over and above
Costs have gone up 7% over and above inflation.
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as well as
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into the bargain
Get in a bit of practice and have some fun into the bargain.
(adjective) 
Definition
additional
There was nothing further to be done.
Synonyms
additional
Additional troops have been sent to the region.
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new
Many are looking for a new source of income by taking on freelance work.
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extra
Extra staff have been taken on to cover busy periods.
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fresh
He asked the police to make fresh enquiries.
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supplementary
the question of whether or not we need to take supplementary vitamins
(adjective) 
Definition
more distant or remote in time or space
people from the further reaches of our district
Synonyms
remote
She looked so remote.
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distant
He's a distant relative.
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more distant
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more remote
(verb) 
Definition
to assist the progress of (something)
Education needn't only be about furthering your career.
Synonyms
promote
His country will do everything possible to promote peace.
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help
If you're not willing to help me, I'll find somebody who will.
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aid
a software system to aid managers in decision-making
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forward
He forwarded their cause with courage, skill and humour.
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encourage
Their task is to encourage private investment in Russia.
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speed
Invest in low-cost language courses to speed your progress.
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advance
He was busy advancing other people's work.
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work for
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foster
They are keen to foster trading links with the West.
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contribute to
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assist
a chemical that assists in the manufacture of proteins
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plug (informal)
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facilitate
The new airport will facilitate the development of tourism.
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pave the way for
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hasten
He may hasten the collapse of his own country.
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fast-track
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patronize
Some believe it is not the job of the government to patronize the arts.
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expedite
We will do all we can to expedite the procedure
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succour
The money would be used to succour evicted families.
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lend support to
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of additionally
The maintenance programme will additionally seek to keep sites graffiti-free.
Synonyms
in addition,
on top of that,
to boot
in the sense of advance
Definition
to further a cause
He was busy advancing other people's work.
Synonyms
aid,
plug (informal),
pave the way for,
lend support to
in the sense of aid
Definition
to help financially or in other ways
a software system to aid managers in decision-making
Synonyms
be of service to,
lend a hand to,
give a leg up to (informal)

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