Further vs. Farther

Further
<verb>
  • To advance the progress or development of something
    • example:  My career went even further than I had hoped.
Farther
<adverb>
  • At a great distance
    • example:  My car is farther than I remember.

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Fun Fact
In the Middle Ages,
a “moment” was 90 seconds.

Examples

Further
  • No further questions your honor.
  • Apple advanced the phone industry further than anyone could imagine.
  • Your can take your career even further.
  • Do you think you can further evolve the company culture?
Farther
  • How much farther do we need to go?
  • This is the farthest I'm willing to go.
  • We are farther away from my house than I thought.
  • We are on the farther side of town.
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