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NOUN (1)

1. a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again;
- Example: "in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists"
[syn: Army for the Liberation of Rwanda, ALIR, Former Armed Forces, FAR, Interahamwe]


ADJECTIVE (4)

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

2. being of a considerable distance or length;
- Example: "a far trek"

3. being the animal or vehicle on the right or being on the right side of an animal or vehicle;
- Example: "the horse on the right is the far horse"
- Example: "the right side is the far side of the horse"

4. beyond a norm in opinion or actions;
- Example: "the far right"


ADVERB (5)

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

2. at or to or from a great distance in space;
- Example: "he traveled far"
- Example: "strayed far from home"
- Example: "sat far away from each other"

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

4. remote in time;
- Example: "if we could see far into the future"
- Example: "all that happened far in the past"

5. to an advanced stage or point;
- Example: "a young man who will go very far"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Far \Far\, n. [See Farrow.] (Zool.) A young pig, or a litter of pigs. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Far \Far\, a. [Fartherand Farthestare used as the compar. and superl. of far, although they are corruptions arising from confusion with further and furthest. See Further.] [OE. fer, feor, AS. feor; akin to OS. fer, D. ver, OHG. ferro, adv., G. fern, a., Icel. fjarri, Dan. fjirn, Sw. fjerran, adv., Goth. fa[imac]rra, adv., Gr. ????? beyond, Skr. paras, adv., far, and prob. to L. per through, and E. prefix for-, as in forgive, and also to fare. Cf. Farther, Farthest.] 1. Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent. [1913 Webster] They said, . . . We be come from a far country. --Josh. ix. 6. [1913 Webster] The nations far and near contend in choice. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty. [1913 Webster] 3. Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated. [1913 Webster] They that are far from thee ahsll perish. --Ps. lxxiii. 27. [1913 Webster] 4. Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character. [1913 Webster] He was far from ill looking, though he thought himself still farther. --F. Anstey. [1913 Webster] 5. The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts. [1913 Webster] Note: The distinction between the adjectival and adverbial use of far is sometimes not easily discriminated. [1913 Webster] By far, by much; by a great difference. Far between, with a long distance (of space or time) between; at long intervals. "The examinations are few and far between." --Farrar. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Far \Far\, adv. 1. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other. [1913 Webster] 2. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity. [1913 Webster] 3. In great part; as, the day is far spent. [1913 Webster] 4. In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly. [1913 Webster] Who can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far above rubies. --Prov. xxxi. 10. [1913 Webster] As far as, to the extent, or degree, that. See As far as, under As. Far off. (a) At a great distance, absolutely or relatively. (b) Distant in sympathy or affection; alienated. "But now, in Christ Jesus, ye who some time were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ." --Eph. ii. 13. Far other, different by a great degree; not the same; quite unlike. --Pope. Far and near, at a distance and close by; throughout a whole region. Far and wide, distantly and broadly; comprehensively. "Far and wide his eye commands." --Milton. From far, from a great distance; from a remote place. [1913 Webster] Note: Far often occurs in self-explaining compounds, such as far-extended, far-reaching, far-spread. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

far adv 1: to a considerable degree; very much; "a far far better thing that I do"; "felt far worse than yesterday"; "eyes far too close together" 2: at or to or from a great distance in space; "he traveled far"; "strayed far from home"; "sat far away from each other" 3: 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?" 4: remote in time; "if we could see far into the future"; "all that happened far in the past" 5: to an advanced stage or point; "a young man who will go very far" adj 1: 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" [ant: close, near, nigh] 2: being of a considerable distance or length; "a far trek" 3: 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" 4: beyond a norm in opinion or actions; "the far right" n 1: 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" [syn: Army for the Liberation of Rwanda, ALIR, Former Armed Forces, FAR, Interahamwe]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "far": abase, afar, afar off, apart, asunder, at a distance, away, by far, considerably, distal, distant, exotic, far and away, far and wide, far away, far off, far-flung, far-off, faraway, long-distance, long-range, out and away, out of sight, outlying, quite, rather, remote, removed, separated, significantly, somewhat
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

FAR False Acception Rate
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

FAR Fixed Alternative Routing (SNI)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

FAR Flow Admission Request [message] (LFAP)