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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]