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Further vs. Future — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Further and Future

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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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Future

The future is the time after the present. Its arrival is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics.
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Further

Additional
A further example.
A further delay.
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Future

The indefinite time yet to come
Will try to do better in the future.
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Further

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

Something that will happen in time to come
"The future comes apace" (Shakespeare).
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Further

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

A prospective or expected condition, especially one considered with regard to growth, advancement, or development
A business with no future.
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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.
Jun 18, 2022

Future

Often futures A financial instrument that obligates the holder to buy or sell an asset at a set price on a specified date in the future
A market for copper futures.
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Further

To help the progress of; promote.
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Future

The form of a verb used in speaking of action that has not yet occurred or of states not yet in existence.
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Further

(transitive) To help forward; to assist.
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Future

A verb form in the future tense.
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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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Future

That is to be or to come; of or existing in later time.
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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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Future

The time ahead; those moments yet to be experienced.
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Further

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

Something that will happen in moments yet to come.
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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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Future

Goodness in what is yet to come. Something to look forward to.
There is no future in dwelling on the past.
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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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Future

The likely prospects for or fate of someone or something in time to come.
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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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Future

(grammar) Verb tense used to talk about events that will happen in the future; future tense.
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Further

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

(finance) futures
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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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Future

An object that retrieves the value of a promise.
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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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Future

(sports) A minor-league prospect.
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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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Future

Having to do with or occurring in the future.
Future generations will either laugh or cry at our stupidity.
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Further

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

That is to be or come hereafter; that will exist at any time after the present; as, the next moment is future, to the present.
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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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Future

Time to come; time subsequent to the present (as, the future shall be as the present); collectively, events that are to happen in time to come.
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Further

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

The possibilities of the future; - used especially of prospective success or advancement; as, he had great future before him.
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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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Future

A future tense.
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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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Future

The time yet to come
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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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Future

A verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
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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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Future

Bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
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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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Future

Yet to be or coming;
Some future historian will evaluate him
The present leader
Articles for present use
The present topic
The present system
Present observations
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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
Jun 18, 2022

Future

Effective in or looking toward the future;
He was preparing for future employment opportunities
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Future

Coming at a subsequent time or stage;
The future president entered college at the age of 16
Awaiting future actions on the bill
Later developments
Without ulterior argument
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Future

(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving;
Our next president
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Future

A verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened;
Future auxiliary
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