further

The Correct spelling is: further

Common misspellings of the word further are:

How do you spell further?. It is not furuther or even futher for that matter!

  • adj. A comparative of far.
    1. More distant in degree, time, or space: a result that was further from our expectations than last time; the further lamppost.
    2. Additional: a further example; a further delay.
    adv. A comparative of far.
    1. To a greater extent; more: considered further the consequences of her actions.
    2. In addition; furthermore: He stated further that he would not cooperate with the committee.
    3. At or to a more distant or advanced point: went only three miles further; reading five pages further tonight. See Usage Note at farther.
    tr.v., -thered, -ther·ing, -thers.

    To help the progress of; advance. See synonyms at advance.

    [Middle English, from Old English furthra, from furthor, farther. Adv., from Middle English, from Old English furthor.]

    furtherer fur'ther·er n.


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