furtherer

further

[fur-ther]
adverb compar. of far with furthest as superl.
1.
at or to a greater distance; farther: I'm too tired to go further.
2.
at or to a more advanced point; to a greater extent: Let's not discuss it further.
3.
in addition; moreover: Further, he should be here any minute.
adjective compar. of far with furthest as superl.
4.
more distant or remote; farther: The map shows it to be further than I thought.
5.
more extended: Does this mean a further delay?
6.
additional; more: Further meetings seem pointless.
verb (used with object)
7.
to help forward (a work, undertaking, cause, etc.); promote; advance; forward: You can always count on him to further his own interests.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English furthere, Old English furthra; cognate with German vordere more advanced

furtherer, noun

farther, *farer, father, further (see usage note at farther).


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further (ˈfɜːðə)
 
adv
1.  in addition; furthermore
2.  to a greater degree or extent
3.  to or at a more advanced point
4.  to or at a greater distance in time or space; farther
 
adj
5.  additional; more
6.  more distant or remote in time or space; farther
 
vb
7.  (tr) to assist the progress of; promote
 
[Old English furthor; related to Old Frisian further, Old Saxon furthor, Old High German furdar; see forth]
 
 
'furtherer
 
n

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further
O.E. furðor (adv.), furðra (adj.), (ge)fyrðan (v.) "further, impel," etymologically representing either "forth-er" or "fore-ther." The former would be from furðum (see forth) + comp. suffix *-eron-, *-uron- (cf. inner, outer). Alternative etymology traces it
to P.Gmc. *furþeron-, from PIE *pr-tero, (cf. Gk. proteros "former"), from root of fore + comp. suffix also found in after, other. Senses of "in addition, to a greater extent" are later metaphoric developments. Related: Furthered; furthering.
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