furthest


    Wordnet
  • (comparatives of `far'') most remote in space or time or order
    eg: "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don''t go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula"
  • to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest'' is used more often than `furthest'' in this physical sense)
    eg: "see who could jump the farthest"; "chose the farthest seat from the door"; "he swam the furthest"
  • to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest'' is used more often than `farthest'' in this abstract sense)
    eg: "went the furthest of all the children in her education"; "furthest removed from reality"; "she goes farthest in helping us"
  • GCIDE
  • Furthest (a)
    superl Most remote most in advance farthest See Further a
  • Furthest (adverb)
    At the greatest distance farthest

Example sentences

During his days as the chief executive of Exxon Mobil, Mr. Tillerson received a friendship award from Mr. Putin, and he is aware of the suspicions surrounding those ties and has gone the furthest in the administration in separating himself from the Russian leader.
New York Times
“We see the growing emergence of rigid and fundamentalist reactions on the part of those who, through violent words and deeds, seek to impose extreme and radical attitudes which are furthest from the living God,” he said.
New York Times
As a presidential candidate, he has run not on detailed policies or a compelling record of achievement, but on the idea that he is the furthest thing from a politician.
New York Times
This is the furthest Nishikori has advanced at a Grand Slam event since reaching the United States Open final in 2014.
New York Times
He said to me all along that this is far from what they want, his group wanted a full repeal of Title I. I guess they realized that this is the furthest they could get at this point.
Breitbart
MSNBC, the furthest left of the cable news outlets, won the battle for prime time ratings on Thursday evening, and came a close second to Fox in overall viewers.
Breitbart
“It is the furthest thing from who I am.
Breitbart
It is the furthest thing from who I am.
Breitbart
The furthest thing from my mind was to see him in hot pants, a blouse and heels.
Breitbart
” Clooney added: The truth of the matter is, in election season, things go crazy, and the loudest voices are the furthest and most extreme.
Breitbart
“Now, what’s really interesting — it’s ironic, in a way — we finally get to the point where we can build sensors, put them up in space far enough away from Earth that we can look out and see the absolute furthest stretches of this incredible massive universe of ours, and what we see — it’s almost comical.
Breitbart
Interestingly, as Breitbart News has previously reported, John Kasich has made a series of extreme statements on immigration that place him to the furthest leftward reaches of not just the GOP Presidential field, but the Democratic Presidential field as well.
Breitbart
Trump is the furthest thing from a bigot and racist.
Breitbart
When Mr. Rubio was elected to the U. S. Senate in 2010, he ran as the furthest thing he could be from an establishment candidate.
Breitbart
“Some people in the Cruz and Trump boats are saying ‘well you’re selling out our campaign to the other guy,’ and that’s the furthest thing from what’s happening,” Gill added.
Breitbart
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WORD OF THE DAY
05 December, 2020