Further (OR) Farther

Further (OR) Farther :  Both these are the comparative forms of ‘ Far ‘.  Further means ‘ more, additional or more distance’.  But  ‘ Farther ‘ refers only to distance.


  • We will make a decision on getting further details . ( NOT farther details.)
  • It’s a long walk from here , further than I thought. ( OR farther than….)
  • I can’t walk any farther. (OR any further)
  • We must get further information. (NOT farther)
  • We don’t want to go further into the matter.(NOT farther)
  • The examination stands postponed until further notice.(NOT farther notice)

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