A cat that had strayed far from home.
A far journey.
To come from far.
A brilliant student who will go far.
An example of far used as a noun is in the phrase "to walk far," which means to walk to a place that is at a great distance.
Felt far better yesterday; eyes that seemed far too close together.
A far trek.
An example of far used as an adverb is in the sentence, "She is far hungrier than I am," which means "She is much hungrier than I am."
An example of far used as an adverb is in the sentence, "He his feeling far better now that the cold is almost gone."
A movie that takes place far in the future.
The far corner.
A commander of far vision.
The far right; the far left.
The far side of the room.
Far from poor.
How far did you go?
He went to a far country.
It was a far adventure, full of danger.
He moved to the far end of the state. She remained at this end.
We are on the far right on this issue.
My house is quite far from the beach.
The plan is good, but it is far from being flawless.
You have all come far and you will go farther.
He was far richer than we'd thought.
An example of far used as an adjective is in the phrase "the far house," which means the house in the distance.
- To the most extreme or evident degree:She is by far the best executive in the company.
- By a great margin:Is far and away the smartest student in the class.
- Everywhere:Looked far and wide for the lost puppy.
- Used to deflect responsibility for making a statement that might not be received well:Far be it from me to criticize, but I find your handwriting to be very sloppy.
- A long way:Stuck at the airport in Memphis, a far cry from Maine.
- Something that is very different from something else:This food is a far cry from what we got in the cafeteria.
- Not at all; anything but:You are far from a failure.
- In an advanced state of a process, especially an undesirable state that is beyond improvement or reversal:
- Used to express amazement or approval.
- To what degree, distance, or extent:Didn't know how far to believe them; tried to decide how far she could ski in such cold.
- Up to the present moment:So far there's been no word from them.
- To a limited extent:You can go only so far on five dollars.
- Up to this point; so far:Our success has been limited thus far.
- to the distance, extent, or degree that or ofThe bus goes as far as the county line; as far as I'm concerned, let's skip lunch.
- with reference to; concerning; as foras far as the weather, bring a jacket.
- considerably; to a great degree; very much
- widely; everywhere
- I would not presume or wish
- to cover much extent; last long
- to accomplish much; achieve much success
- to improperly exceed normal or expected bounds
- to the extent or degree that
- up to this place, time, or degree
- to the extent or point that
- up to this point everything is or has been all right