. At or by a great distance; so as to be remote, or at a distant or advanced point, in place, time, progress, etc.: as, how far (by how great a distance) away is it! it is far (or not far) off; he is far along on his journey or in his studies.. To a great distance or extent; so as to attain or extend to a distant or advanced point; for, over, or through a long way: as, how far (to how great a distance) did you go to travel far; to look far into the future; far-reaching designs.. By a long interval or a great distance; so as to be widely separated: as, their paths lay far apart; he is far removed from want.. From a great distance; from afar: as in the compound far-fetched (which see).-. At a great remove; a long way; very remote: used elliptically with reference to space, time, degree, scope, purpose, desire, etc.: as, it is far (distant or away) from here; people both far (off) and near (by or at hand); he was far (away) from the attainment of his object.. To or by a great degree; in a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; largely; widely: as, far better; far worse; far other; far different.Long; a long time.. Situated or being at a great distance in space or time; distant; remote; far off or away: as, a far place; the far future.. Extending to a great distance; prolonged or reaching to a distant point; protracted; long: as, far sight; a far look ahead.Remote in degree or relation; distantly connected.More distant of the two: as, the far side of a horse (that is, the right or off side, as the rider always mounts on the left): sometimes used in place-names: as, Far Rockaway.To remove far distant; banish.n. The young of swine, or a litter of pigs.n. A type of spelt now out of notice.n. An abbreviation of farrieryn. of farthing.