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.

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  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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