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Antonyms for furthest
ˈfɜr ðɪstfur·thest

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  1. farthermost, farthest, furthermost, furthest, utmost, uttermostadverb

    (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"

    Antonyms:
    close, nigh, near

    Synonyms:
    last, utmost(a), extreme, farthermost, utmost, uttermost, uttermost(a), furthermost, farthest

  2. furthest, farthestadverb

    to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense)

    "went the furthest of all the children in her education"; "furthest removed from reality"; "she goes farthest in helping us"

    Antonyms:
    nigh, near, close

    Synonyms:
    farthest

  3. farthest, furthestadverb

    to the greatest distance in space or time (`farthest' is used more often than `furthest' in this physical sense)

    "see who could jump the farthest"; "chose the farthest seat from the door"; "he swam the furthest"

    Antonyms:
    close, nigh, near

    Synonyms:
    farthest

How to use furthest in a sentence?

  1. Manmeet Ahluwalia:

    There is a great deal of excitement about some of the immunotherapy-based approaches in treatment of glioblastoma, immunotherapy has been shown to be promising in a number of other cancers, like lung cancer and melanoma. We are currently evaluating a number of such approaches. The ones which are most furthest along are some trials that are evaluating nivolumab, which is an anti-PD1 therapy in combination with chemotherapy and radiation.

  2. Ken Pimlott:

    We are pursuing the disciplinary process to the furthest extent allowed, this type of behavior will not be tolerated.

  3. The OECD on Monday:

    India is projected to be the fastest-growing G20 economy in 2021 — but also the one which is the furthest away from its pre-crisis GDP trend.

  4. Louis Pasteur:

    Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.

  5. Andrew Kenningham:

    Many sectors of the eurozone economy have closed completely, and others are operating well below capacity, activity has fallen furthest in Italy and Spain because the restrictions there have been the most draconian.

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