offers hundreds of practice questions and video explanations. Go there now.

Sign up or log in to Magoosh GRE Prep.

Farther vs. Further

Farther refers to distance.

Example: At baseball camp, Jack learned that with the correct stance and technique, he could throw the ball farther this year than he could last year.

Further indicates “additional degree, time, or quantity.” It can also be used as a verb.

Example: I enjoyed the book to a certain degree, but I felt that the author should have provided further details about the characters.

Example: Kim furthered her education by taking summer classes.

Magoosh students score 12 points better than average on the GRE. Click here to  learn more!

Most Popular Resources

No comments yet.


Magoosh blog comment policy: To create the best experience for our readers, we will only approve comments that are relevant to the article, general enough to be helpful to other students, concise, and well-written! 😄 Due to the high volume of comments across all of our blogs, we cannot promise that all comments will receive responses from our instructors.

We highly encourage students to help each other out and respond to other students' comments if you can!

If you are a Premium Magoosh student and would like more personalized service from our instructors, you can use the Help tab on the Magoosh dashboard. Thanks!

Leave a Reply

Share
Tweet
Share
Pin