Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: farthest
IPA transcription: [f'ɑɹðəst]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost
    Meaning: (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order; "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: farthest, furthest
    Meaning: to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense); "see who could jump the farthest"; "chose the farthest seat from the door"; "he swam the furthest"
Usage examples
  • The end which is then farthest from you is the top.
  • On the third day they passed Mackenzie's farthest south--the site of the present Alexandria.
  • They tumble over one another and try in their bewilderment which can leap highest and farthest.
  • By all that's pitiful, I entreat you, come and explore the farthest verge of the ice-bound track!"
  • At the side farthest from the town, close under a bluff, there was an extensive marah, or sheepcot, ages old.
  • She withdrew therefore to the farthest corner, sat down, closed her ears with the palms of her hands, and waited.
  • On Sabbaths they were accustomed to purify themselves, and go up into the synagogues, and sit on the benches farthest from the ark.
  • Carol's bed had been moved into the farthest corner of the room, and she was lying on the outside, dressed in a wonderful soft white wrapper.
  • She went one step towards it, and then stood still, for she had seen the figure looking out of the window in the farthest corner, and it was Frederick.
  • The farthest western reach of the telegraph lines in 1847 was Pittsburg, with three-ply iron wire mounted on square glass insulators with a little wooden pentroof for protection.