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  • 进一步;
  • 更远的;
  • 进一步的;
  • 促进
1. The room was quiet; no one volunteered any further information.


2. His style could scarcely be further removed from that of his predecessor.


3. Now we live further away from the city centre.


4. As the baby suckles, a further supply of milk is generated.


5. He went even further in his speech to the conference.



Further is a comparative form of far. It is also a verb.

further 是 far 的比较级,亦用作动词。

1. ADV-COMPAR 进一步地;在更大程度上;在更大范围内 Further means to a greater extent or degree. 
  • Inflation is below 5% and set to fall further...

    通货膨胀率在 5%以下,而且还将进一步下降。

  • The rebellion is expected to further damage the country's image...


  • The government's economic policies have further depressed living standards.


2. ADV-COMPAR (发展中)进一步地,向前推进地 If you go or get further with something, or take something further, you make some progress. 
  • They lacked the scientific personnel to develop the technical apparatus much further.


3. ADV-COMPAR (讨论中)进一步地,更极端地,更彻底地 If someone goes further in a discussion, they make a more extreme statement or deal with a point more thoroughly. 
  • On February 7th the Post went further, claiming that Mr Wood had grabbed and kissed another 13 women...

    2 月 7 日的《邮报》走得更远,声称伍德先生还强行抓住亲吻过另外 13 名女性。

  • To have a better comparison, we need to go further and address such issues as repairs and insurance.


4. ADJ 更多的;附加的;另外的 A further thing, number of things, or amount of something is an additional thing, number of things, or amount. 
  • His speech provides further evidence of his increasingly authoritarian approach...


  • They believed there were likely to be further attacks...


  • There was nothing further to be done for this man.


5. ADV-COMPAR (距离上)更远地,再往前地 Further means a greater distance than before or than something else. 
  • Now we live further away from the city centre...


  • He came to a halt at a crossroads fifty yards further on...

    他在往前 50 码远的十字路口停了下来。

  • An old man shuffled out of a doorway further along the corridor...


6. ADV-COMPAR (时间上)更(早或晚) Further is used in expressions such as 'further back' and 'further ahead' to refer to a point in time that is earlier or later than the time you are talking about. 
  • Looking still further ahead, by the end of the next century world population is expected to be about ten billion.

    再往前看,到下个世纪末世界人口预计将达约 100 亿。

7. VERB 促进;推进;增进 If you further something, you help it to progress, to be successful, or to be achieved. 
  • In return, they are themselves accused of furthering their own (leftist) political interests...


  • Education needn't only be about furthering your career.


8. ADV 而且;再者;此外 You use further to introduce a statement that relates to the same general topic and that gives additional information or makes an additional point. 
  • Dodd made no appeal of his death sentence and, further, instructed his attorney to sue anyone who succeeds in delaying his execution.


9. PREP-PHRASE (用于书信中)关于贵方信中所提/关于我们所谈到的 Further to is used in letters in expressions such as 'further to your letter' or 'further to our conversation', in order to indicate what you are referring to in the letter. 
  • Further to your letter, I agree that there are some presentational problems, politically speaking.



1. 更多的, 另外的, 进一步的

  • If you wish for further explanation, you'd better apply in person to the director.
  • 如果你想得到进一步说明, 你最好直接找厂长联系。

2. 更远的, 较远的

  • The desk is placed at the further end of the room.
  • 书桌摆在房间里较远的一头。
  • The church is much further than you think.
  • 教堂比你想像的远得多。

1. 在更大程度上, 进一步地

  • She refused to further talk that evening of her own worry.
  • 那天晚上她拒绝进一步说她的担忧。
  • The house isn't big enough for us, and further, it's too far from the town.
  • 那住宅对我们来说不够大, 而且离城又太远。

2. 更远, 再往前地

  • He can swim further than I can.
  • 他能游得比我远。
  • The village is about two miles further on.
  • 再向前约两英里就是那个村庄。

3. 此外, 而且

  • Further, it has come to my attention.
  • 此外, 我已注意到它了。

4. (空间距离)较远,更远


1. 促进, 推进, 助长

  • We'll do all we can to further your plans.
  • 我们将尽力促成你们的计划。

2. 对…给予援助;赞助;增进


1. far 的一种比较级,最高级furthest


1. promote the growth of;

  • "Foster our children's well-being and education"

2. contribute to the progress or growth of;

  • "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"

1. existing or coming by way of addition;

  • "an additional problem"
  • "further information"
  • "there will be further delays"
  • "took more time"

2. more distant in especially degree;

  • "nothing could be further from the truth"
  • "further from our expectations"
  • "farther from the truth"
  • "farther from our expectations"

1. to or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense);

  • "further complicated by uncertainty about the future"
  • "let's not discuss it further"
  • "nothing could be further from the truth"
  • "they are further along in their research than we expected"
  • "the application of the law was extended farther"
  • "he is going no farther in his studies"

2. in addition or furthermore;

  • "if we further suppose"
  • "stated further that he would not cooperate with them"
  • "they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already"

3. to or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense);

  • "farther north"
  • "moved farther away"
  • "farther down the corridor"
  • "the practice may go back still farther to the Druids"
  • "went only three miles further"
  • "further in the future"


每日一句: Celebrate what you've accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed. 庆祝你所取得的成就,但在每次成功后,把标准再拉高一点。(米娅·哈姆) 跟读
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