Farther or Further?

M. P. Moore

Farther means "at or to a greater distance or more advanced point," adv.

Further means "to advance," v. or additional, adj.

Read each of the sentences carefully and choose the correct word. This quiz is no longer functioning. Please use it for reference purposes only.

  1. As a means of (farthering/furthering) the cause of peace, diplomats from previously warring nations have agreed to meet in Switzerland.
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  3. Hoping to (farther/further) his education beyond the high school level, Jacob has applied to several prestigious universities around the nation.
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  5. The (farther/further) the deliquent flees the less likely are our chances of apprehending him tonight.
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  7. (Farther/Further) studies of the drug suggest that the medical establishment's endorsement of it as a panacea may have been premature.
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  9. Because of advances in technology, modern weapons of mass destruction may travel (farther/further) than ever before.
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