Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun far

1 sense of far

Sense 1
Army for the Liberation of Rwanda, ALIR, Former Armed Forces, FAR, Interahamwe -- (a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again; "in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists")
       INSTANCE OF=> terrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTO -- (a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals)

Antonyms of adj far

4 senses of far

Sense 1
far (vs. near) -- (located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future")

near (vs. far), close, nigh -- (not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call")
        => adjacent -- (near or close to but not necessarily touching; "lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities")
        => nearby -- (close at hand; "the nearby towns"; "concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus")
        => warm -- (of a seeker; near to the object sought; "you're getting warm"; "hot on the trail")
        => hot -- (of a seeker; very near to the object sought; "you are hot")

Sense 2
far -- (being of a considerable distance or length; "a far trek")

INDIRECT (VIA long) -> short -- ((primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss")

Sense 3
far -- (being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle; "the horse on the right is the far horse"; "the right side is the far side of the horse")

INDIRECT (VIA right) -> left -- (being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the west when facing north; "my left hand"; "left center field"; "the left bank of a river is bank on your left side when you are facing downstream")

Sense 4
far -- (beyond a norm in opinion or actions; "the far right")

INDIRECT (VIA immoderate) -> moderate -- (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart")

Similarity of adj far

4 senses of far

Sense 1
far (vs. near) -- (located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future")
       => cold -- (of a seeker; far from the object sought)
       => distant, remote -- (located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars")
       => distant, remote, removed -- (separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future")
       => faraway, far-off -- (very far away in space or time; "faraway mountains"; "the faraway future"; "troops landing on far-off shores"; "far-off happier times")
       => farther -- (more distant in especially space or time; "they live in the farther house")
       => farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermost -- ((comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order; "had traveled to the farthest frontier"; "don't go beyond the farthermost (or furthermost) tree"; "explored the furthest reaches of space"; "the utmost tip of the peninsula")
       => further, farther -- (more distant in especially degree; "nothing could be further from the truth"; "further from our expectations"; "farther from the truth"; "farther from our expectations")
       => off the beaten track (predicate), out-of-the-way (prenominal) -- (remote from populous or much-traveled regions; "they found a quiet out-of-the-way resort")
       => outlying (prenominal) -- (relatively far from a center or middle; "outlying settlements")

Sense 2
far -- (being of a considerable distance or length; "a far trek")
       => long (vs. short) -- (primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified; "a long road"; "a long distance"; "contained many long words"; "ten miles long")

Sense 3
far -- (being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle; "the horse on the right is the far horse"; "the right side is the far side of the horse")
       => right (vs. left) -- (being or located on or directed toward the side of the body to the east when facing north; "my right hand"; "right center field"; "a right-hand turn"; "the right bank of a river is the bank on your right side when you are facing downstream")

Sense 4
far -- (beyond a norm in opinion or actions; "the far right")
       => immoderate (vs. moderate) -- (beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending")

Synonyms of adv far

5 senses of far

Sense 1
far -- (to a considerable degree; very much; "a far far better thing that I do"; "felt far worse than yesterday"; "eyes far too close together")

Sense 2
far -- (at or to or from a great distance in space; "he traveled far"; "strayed far from home"; "sat far away from each other")

Sense 3
far -- (at or to a certain point or degree; "I can only go so far before I have to give up"; "how far can we get with this kind of argument?")

Sense 4
far -- (remote in time; "if we could see far into the future"; "all that happened far in the past")

Sense 5
far -- (to an advanced stage or point; "a young man who will go very far")

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