Definition of furthest


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

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

Definition of furthest

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

    Examples

    1. he swam the furthest

    Synonyms

    1. farthest

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

    Examples

    1. went the furthest of all the children in her education
    2. furthest removed from reality

    Synonyms

    1. farthest

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

    Examples

    1. explored the furthest reaches of space

    Synonyms

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

See definition of furthest in Merriam Webster