Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: furtherance
IPA transcription: [f'ɝθɚəns]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: forwarding, furtherance, promotion
    Meaning: the advancement of some enterprise; "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"
  • Synonyms: promotion, furtherance, advancement
    Meaning: encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
Usage examples
  • We agree to keep our own secret, and to work together in furtherance of our own schemes.'
  • Her discharge was unrighteous; Mrs. Innitt was no lady; the butler was in a conspiracy to ruin her--and all that; indeed, her mood was most receptive to the furtherance of Henriette's plans.
  • Two years after this visit a letter came to Tuskegee from this man, which read like this: "Enclosed I send you a New York draft for ten thousand dollars, to be used in furtherance of your work.
  • He thought of each small laboratory as a potential inferno, each experimenter a bondman to ecstasy, the whole frenzied, gasping scheme a furtherance of the fame and power of Henry Maxineff, already world-known, inventor of the deadliest high explosives.
  • With this view he betook himself from the attorneys' office to that laboratory where, with amazing chemistry, Tom Towers compounded thunderbolts for the destruction of all that is evil, and for the furtherance of all that is good, in this and other hemispheres.
  • I am an adept at the glorification of the party, of the man that it suits my present exigencies to promote, but it is a faculty which should have made you pause before you trusted me with the furtherance and final success of a campaign which may outlast those exigencies.