Far in a sentence

The word "far" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of far and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Far

  • A young pig, or a litter of pigs.
  • Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent.
  • Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty.
  • Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated.
  • Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character.
  • The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts.
  • To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other.
  • To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity.
  • In great part; as, the day is far spent.
  • In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly.
  • a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
  • at or to or from a great distance in space
  • remote in time
  • to a considerable degree; very much
  • at or to a certain point or degree
  • to an advanced stage or point
  • located at a great distance in time or space or degree

How to use far in a sentence. Far pronunciation.

The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
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Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
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He and I are as far apart as the poles, and yet it comes to me now, with a strange conviction, that somehow my life will be linked with that of the drunken Romish chair-maker.
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From the ramparts of the citadel he watched the sun go down, bathing the pyramids in a purple and golden light, throwing a glamour over all the western plain, and making heavenly the far hills with a plaintive colour, which spoke of peace and rest, but not of hope.
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He had been even more astonished than David, and far more disturbed.
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So far at least it had been so.
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It was a door shutting not far off.
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They had touched the chord of a secret and mutual experience which had gone so far that their lives would be influenced by it for ever after.
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He had gone too far.
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Her instinct had pierced far; and as she realised his suspicions, perhaps his certainty, and heard his words of covert insult, which, as she saw, David did not appreciate, anger and determination grew in her.
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He looked her in the eyes with a far meaning.
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This fact had driven him to an act of redemption unparalleled in its intensity and scope; but he could not tell-and this was the thought that shook his being-how far this act itself, inspiring him to a dangerous and immense work in life, would sap the best that was in him, since it must remain a secret crime, for which he could not openly atone.
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This regiment of Nubians Kaid had recruited from the far south, and had maintained at his own expense.
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The sweetly piercing, resonant voice of the Muezzin rang far and commandingly on the clear evening air, and from bazaar and crowded street the faithful silently hurried to the mosques, leaving their slippers at the door, while others knelt where the call found them, and touched their foreheads to the ground.
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In some far corner of his nature David felt something akin.
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Harrik's voice seemed far away.
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It fell on Harrik's ear as though from some far height.
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In the red- curtained room Harrik sat alone, listening until he heard the far clatter of hoofs, and knew that the Nubians were gone.
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The lion was silent now, and in a far corner prepared to spring, crouching low.
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For months before he came conscripts had been gathered in the Nile country from Rosetta to Assouan, and here and there, far south, tribes had revolted.
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Examples of Far

Example #1
Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
Example #2
At his feet lay the great mosque, and the citadel, whose guns controlled the city, could pour into it a lava stream of shot and shell.
Example #3
The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
Example #4
Then he fell to thinking of his Uncle Benn.
Example #5
The East was calling him.