The definition of further is something that is a longer distance away or something that happens that is in addition to what has already occurred.(adjective)
See further in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE furthor (akin to Ger vorder) < base of fore, fore + compar. suffix < IE *-tero- (as in after, other)
Origin: ME < OE further, orig. a neut. acc. of the adj.
Origin: ME furthren < OE fyrthrian < furthra, furthor
See further in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective A comparative of far.
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English furthra
Origin: , from furthor, farther
Origin: . Adv., from Middle English
Origin: , from Old English furthor; see per1 in Indo-European roots.
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