Definition Far

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Definition

(the car is) far (from here): (the car is) a great distance, a long way away (from here), not close (to here)
adjective
Far is an irregular adjective (comparative and superlative):

farther (in the sense of distance) or further (in a figurative sense)
The mountains were much farther away than we thought.
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farthest (in the sense of distance) or furthest (in a figurative sense)
The farthest I can run is 30 km.
Her birthday is the furthest thing from my mind. I'm really not thinking about her birthday at all.
far more much more
far too much money much too much money

(You are a) far better (driver than I am): (You are a) much better (driver than I am); (You are a) superior driver (to me)
adjective, adverb

(He comes from a) faraway or "far away" (country): (He comes from a country) a great distance from here, a long way away
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: This young man is far too interested in his own reflection.
US: How far away are we from the hotel?

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