Definition of farthest


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • farthest is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 14 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • farthest is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 13 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of farthest

  • to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense) (adverb)

    Examples

    1. see who could jump the farthest
    2. chose the farthest seat from the door

    Synonyms

    1. furthest

  • to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense) (adverb)

    Examples

    1. she goes farthest in helping us

    Synonyms

    1. furthest

  • (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order (adjective)

    Examples

    1. had traveled to the farthest frontier

    Synonyms

    1. farthermost
    2. furthermost
    3. furthest
    4. utmost
    5. uttermost

See definition of farthest in Merriam Webster