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Ferther vs. Further: What's the Difference?

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on October 12, 2023
"Ferther" is incorrect; the correct spelling is "Further," which means to a greater degree or extent.

Which is correct: Ferther or Further

How to spell Further?

Ferther is Incorrect

Further is Correct

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Key Differences

To remember the spelling of “Further,” consider the word “fur,” as it starts with the same three letters.
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Note the “u” instead of “e” in the first syllable.
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Recalling words like “furthermore” can also aid memory.
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Practice writing the word to reinforce the correct spelling.
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Ferther and Further Definitions

Ferther

Ferther is an incorrect spelling of Further.
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Further

Further implies advancing in progress or promoting improvement. Example
We need to discuss this further before making a decision.
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Further

Further refers to additional extent, degree, or amount. Example
I have no further information on this topic.
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Further

Further means beyond what already exists or occurs. Example
She decided to extend her education further by pursuing a master’s degree.
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Further

More distant in degree, time, or space
A result that was further from our expectations than last time.
The further lamppost.
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Further

Additional
A further example.
A further delay.
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Further

To a greater extent; more
Considered further the consequences of her actions.
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Further

In addition; furthermore
He stated further that he would not cooperate with the committee.
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Further

At or to a more distant or advanced point
Went only three miles further.
Reading five pages further tonight. See Usage Note at farther.
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Further

To help the progress of; promote.
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Further

(transitive) To help forward; to assist.
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Further

(transitive) To encourage growth; to support progress or growth of something; to promote.
Further the economy.
To further the peace process
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Further

(comparative form of far) More distant; relatively distant.
See those two lampposts? Run to the further one.
He was standing at the further end of the corridor.
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Further

More, additional.
I have one further comment to make.
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Further

(comparative form of far) To, at or over a greater distance in space, time or other extent.
I can run further than you.
I live a little further out of town.
How was your company doing ten years further back?
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Further

(comparative form of far) To a greater extent or degree.
Of the two civilisations, this one was further advanced.
I do not propose to discuss it any further. - Please, let me explain just a little further.
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Further

Beyond what is already stated or is already the case.
Chapter 10 further explains the ideas introduced in Chapter 9.
Don't confuse things further.
Further, affiant sayeth naught. (A formal statement ending a deposition or affidavit, immediately preceding the affiant's signature.)
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Further

(conjunctive) Also; in addition; furthermore; moreover.
It is overlong, and further, it makes no sense.
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Further

(in the phrase 'further to') Following on (from).
Further to our recent telephone call, I am writing to clarify certain points raised.
This example is further to the one on page 17.
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Further

To a greater distance; in addition; moreover. See Farther.
Carries us, I know not how much further, into familiar company.
They sdvanced us far as Eleusis and Thria; but no further.
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Further

More remote; at a greater distance; more in advance; farther; as, the further end of the field. See Farther.
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Further

Beyond; additional; as, a further reason for this opinion; nothing further to suggest.
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Further

To help forward; to promote; to advance; to forward; to help or assist.
This binds thee, then, to further my design.
I should nothing further the weal public.
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Further

Promote the growth of;
Foster our children's well-being and education
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Further

Contribute to the progress or growth of;
I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
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Further

Existing or coming by way of addition;
An additional problem
Further information
There will be further delays
Took more time
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Further

More distant in especially degree;
Nothing could be further from the truth
Further from our expectations
Farther from the truth
Farther from our expectations
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Further

To or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage (`further' is used more often than `farther' in this abstract sense);
Further complicated by uncertainty about the future
Let's not discuss it further
Nothing could be further from the truth
They are further along in their research than we expected
The application of the law was extended farther
He is going no farther in his studies
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Further

In addition or furthermore;
If we further suppose
Stated further that he would not cooperate with them
They are definitely coming; further, they should be here already
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Further

To or at a greater distance in time or space (`farther' is used more frequently than `further' in this physical sense);
Farther north
Moved farther away
Farther down the corridor
The practice may go back still farther to the Druids
Went only three miles further
Further in the future
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Further

Further is used to denote more distant in degree or space. Example
The nearest gas station is further than I thought.
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Further

Further indicates extending time spent. Example
I cannot wait any further; we need to leave now.
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FAQs

What is the root word of Further?

There isn’t a simpler root word; “further” derives from Old English “furðor.”
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Why is it called Further?

It’s called Further as it denotes additional extent, advancement, or progression.
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Is Further a noun or adjective?

Further can act as an adjective.
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Is Further an adverb?

Yes, Further can also serve as an adverb.
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Which preposition is used with Further?

“From” is commonly used as in “further from.”
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Is Further a negative or positive word?

Further is neutral, but can have positive or negative connotations based on context.
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What is the verb form of Further?

To further, meaning to advance or promote.
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Which vowel is used before Further?

The vowel “a” is commonly used before “further,” as in “a further.”
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What is the plural form of Further?

Further does not have a plural form as it’s an adjective, adverb, or verb.
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What is the pronunciation of Further?

Further is pronounced as /ˈfɜːrðər/.
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Which conjunction is used with Further?

No specific conjunction is inherently used with Further; it depends on sentence structure.
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Is the word Further imperative?

No, Further is not imperative.
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How do we divide Further into syllables?

Fur-ther.
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What is a stressed syllable in Further?

The first syllable “Fur” is stressed in Further.
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What is the opposite of Further?

The opposite of Further could be “nearer” or “closer” in terms of distance, and “less” in terms of amount or degree.
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What is the second form of Further?

Further does not change forms when used as a verb; it remains Further.
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What is the singular form of Further?

Further serves as an adjective, adverb, or verb, and doesn’t have a singular or plural form.
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Which article is used with Further?

“The” or “a” can be used with Further depending on the sentence.
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Is the Further term a metaphor?

Further is not typically used as a metaphor.
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What is another term for Further?

Another term for Further is “additional.”
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Which determiner is used with Further?

Determiners like “this” or “any” can be used with Further, depending on context.
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What is the third form of Further?

Further remains the same in all its verb forms.
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Is Further an abstract noun?

No, Further is not an abstract noun.
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Is Further a vowel or consonant?

The word Further contains both vowels and consonants.
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Is Further a countable noun?

No, Further is not a countable noun.
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What part of speech is Further?

Further can be an adverb, adjective, or verb.
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Is Further a collective noun?

No, Further is not a collective noun.
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How many syllables are in Further?

Further has two syllables.
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What is the first form of Further?

Further itself is the first form when used as a verb.
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How is Further used in a sentence?

"To further her understanding of the subject, she read several additional books."
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