1. Seeing to great distance; hence, of good judgment regarding the remote effects of actions; sagacious.
2. (Med.) Hypermetropic.
1. Quality of bbeing farsighted.
2. (Med.) Hypermetropia.
(Far"-stretched`) a. Stretched beyond ordinary limits.
(Far"ther) a., compar. of Far. [superl. Farthest See Further.] [For farrer, OE. ferrer, compar.
of far; confused with further. Cf. Farthest.]
1. More remote; more distant than something else.
2. Tending to a greater distance; beyond a certain point; additional; further.
Before our farther way the fates allow.Dryden.
Let me add a farther Truth.Dryden.
Some farther change awaits us.MIlton.
1. At or to a greater distance; more remotely; beyond; as, let us rest with what we have, without looking
2. Moreover; by way of progress in treating a subject; as, farther, let us consider the probable event.
No farther, (used elliptically for) go no farther; say no more, etc.
It will be dangerous to go on. No farther !Shak.
(Far"ther), v. t. To help onward. [R.] See Further.
(Far"ther*ance) n. [Obs.] See Furtherance.
(Far"ther*more`) adv. [Obs.] See Furthermore.
(Far"ther*most`) a. Most remote; farthest.
(Far"thest) a. Superl. of far. [See Farther and cf. Furthest] Most distant or remote; as, the
farthest degree. See Furthest.
(Far"thest) adv. At or to the greatest distance. See Furthest.
(Far"thing) n. [OE. furthing, AS. feórðung, fr. feórða fourth, feór, feówer, four. See Four.]
1. The fourth of a penny; a small copper coin of Great Britain, being a cent in United States currency.
2. A very small quantity or value. [Obs.]
In her cup was no farthing seen of grease.Chaucer.