A further example; a further delay.
A result that was further from our expectations than last time; the further lamppost.
Considered further the consequences of her actions.
An example of further is a store that looks far away in a photograph, when compared to a house that looks close up in the photograph.
An example of further is when additional studies on smoking are done after some had already been finished.
He stated further that he would not cooperate with the committee.
Went only three miles further; reading five pages further tonight.
Washington DC is further from Europe than New York.
Further, affiant sayeth naught. (A formal statement ending a deposition or affidavit, immediately preceding the affiant's signature.)
Origin of further
- Middle English from Old English furthra from furthor farther Adv., from Middle English from Old English furthor per1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition