furtherance

Definitions

  • Further evidence of Gissibl's tie-up with the People's Bund for Germans Living Abroad
    Further evidence of Gissibl's tie-up with the People's Bund for Germans Living Abroad
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n furtherance the advancement of some enterprise "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"
    • n furtherance encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Karate actually originated in India, but was developed further in China
    • n Furtherance The act of furthering or helping forward; promotion; advancement; progress. "I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furthersnce and joy of faith.""Built of furtherance and pursuing, Not of spent deeds, but of doing."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Despite the fact that Madagascar is situated about 300 miles off the Eastern African coast, the majority of it's population is from Indonesia which is 3000 miles further East.
    • n furtherance The act of furthering or forwarding; promotion; advancement.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Special studies conducted about the human body revealed it will usually absorb up to about 300 milligrams of caffeine at a given time. About 4 normal cups. Additional amounts are just cast off, providing no further stimulation. Also, the human body dissipates 20% of the caffeine in the system each hour.
    • ns Furtherance a helping forward
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Quotations

  • Sir Heneage Ogilvie
    Sir Heneage Ogilvie
    “The really idle man gets nowhere. The perpetually busy man does not get much further.”
  • Alice Meynell
    Alice Meynell
    “Let a man turn to his own childhood -- no further -- if he will renew his sense of remoteness, and of the mystery of change.”
  • Roger Bannister
    Roger Bannister
    “The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.”
  • Jascha Heifetz
    Jascha Heifetz
    “There is no top. There are always further heights to reach.”
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “One never goes further than when they do not know where they are going.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. fyrðran.

Usage

In literature:

Grenville was a further obstacle.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
The family have carefully preserved the ruins, and prevented their further destruction.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
FURTHER OBJECTIONS TO A SECTIONAL HIVE.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
But at a signal from Henry, they stopped a few yards further on.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
He was, further, to demand an explanation of the naval preparations which Spain was making.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
As it was, Patience, finding that she could press her questions no further, was altogether in the dark.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
With every second he pictured Imbrie drawing further and further away, Clare without a protector now.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
Sally said nothing further on that subject, and some time later the sleigh went skimming down among the birches in a shallow ravine.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
The foolish ducks flew further up the lake and settled down again, where a further slaughter was committed.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
And she did not wish so to engage herself without further thought.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:

It takes the young man in his prime,
And makes him curse his mother,
But this is the beginning crime,
It takes him even further.
"Strong Drink" by Frank Barbour Coffin
Turn aside your eyes and ears,
Trail away your robes of sorrow,
You shall have my further years-
You shall walk with me tomorrow.
"Rainy Night" by Dorothy Parker
Or will you, softening, the while
You further and yet further look,
Learn that a laggard few would fain
Preserve your nook? . . .
"At A House In Hampstead Sometime The Dwelling Of John Keats" by Thomas Hardy
Life's best things gather round its close
To light it from the door;
When woman's aid no further goes,
She weeps and loves the more.
"The Mother Mary" by George MacDonald
For look! three miles adown the vale
Sanquhar lies in gray light;
And further on, time-struck and frail,
The castle lifts its height.
"A Walk To Pamphy Linns" by Alexander Anderson
"Poor soul, I'll have thee hous'd and nurs'd;
Thy terrors I lament:
Stay here--we'll have some further talk--
The old one shall repent:
"Specimen Of The Former Translation Of The Lass Of Fair Wone" by Charlotte Dacre

In news:

To reduce fat and calories further, substitute 2 percent milk for the whole milk.
Some of the chops will go one step further and get filled with bread and sage stuffing.
US stocks were poised for a slightly higher open Monday, as investors wait for central banks to decide if the global economy is in need of further stimulus measures.
Sometimes, it's easy to think that all you can see in Worcester is rock bands or solo acoustic musicians, and nothing could be further from the truth.
The idea was to set up 50 state chapters of OFA to help further Obama's legislative agenda.
UT 'butt- chugging ' investigation completed with no further charges.
I put Sasha to sleep to release her from further suffering.
Astros option Jordan Lyles to Class AAA, further clarifying rotation.
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However, the ones that I want to write about are the county commissioners, and I'll narrow that down even further.
Ennis is a community known for its giving spirit and the Clothes Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church furthers that reputation with their efforts.
The Speedy Spring, "It goes further if you bounce".
Steve Miller Band further on up the road Bingo.
While some people may think knitting and crocheting are just for grandmas, that couldn't be further from the truth.
Zoo officials say the cub had liver abnormalities, but a cause of death won't be known until further tests are complete.
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In science:

However, further calculations are needed to extend our analysis to the spherical case, and determine the spherical eigenfunctions and growth rates.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
We will further generalize Gij to include the time direction.
Worldsheet and Spacetime Properties of p-p' System with B Field and Noncommutative Geometry
As long as we are only interested in the asymptotic behavior of the average dynamical susceptibilities and autocorrelations, it suffices to use the leadingorder results for the renormalization of the corresponding operators—this is discussed further in Sec. V D.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
Before going further, a general discussion on wave propagation is in place.
Localization of acoustic waves in 1D random liquid media
Instead the transmission is reduced further by the disorder near the band edges.
Localization of acoustic waves in 1D random liquid media
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