Furthest meaning

fûrthĭst
Most distant in degree, time, or space.

That's the furthest thing from my mind. They explored the furthest reaches of space.

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The definition of furthest is something that has a greater distance or degree than others.

An example of furthest is when a house is insulated to ward off the furthest extremes of cold.

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To the greatest extent or degree.

Went the furthest of all the children in her education.

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Most distant; farthest.
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At or to the greatest distance or most remote point in space or time.
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To the greatest degree or extent; most.
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Superlative form of far: most far A synonym of farthest.
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At or to the most distant point in space or time.

He swam the furthest.

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Origin of furthest

  • Middle English from further more distant further

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition