Synonyms of far in English:

far


See definition of far

adverb

1‘not far from the palace a fine garden was built’

SYNONYMS
a long way, a great distance, a good way, afar
ANTONYMS

near

2‘the liveliness of the production far outweighs any flaws’

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much, very much, considerably, markedly, immeasurably, decidedly, greatly, significantly, substantially, appreciably, noticeably, materially, signally
to a great degree, to a great extent, by much, by a great amount, by a great deal, by a long way, by far, by a mile, easily
ANTONYMS

slightly


adjective

1‘he'd travelled to far places in the war’

SYNONYMS
distant, faraway, far off
remote, out of the way, far flung, far removed, outlying, obscure, isolated, cut-off, inaccessible, off the beaten track, in the back of beyond, godforsaken
ANTONYMS

near, neighbouring

2‘a building on the far side of the campus’

SYNONYMS
further, more distant
opposite
ANTONYMS

near


Phrases

    far from

    ‘staff were far from happy with the outcome’


    SYNONYMS
    not, not at all, nowhere near, a long way from, the opposite of
    far and near

    ‘guests had travelled from far and near to be there’


    SYNONYMS
    everywhere, here, there, and everywhere, far and wide, all over, all around, all over the world, throughout the land, worldwide
    informal all over the place
    British informal all over the shop
    North American informal all over the map
    far and wide

    ‘he was known far and wide’


    SYNONYMS
    everywhere, here, there, and everywhere, far and near, all over, all around, all over the world, throughout the land, worldwide
    informal all over the place
    British informal all over the shop
    North American informal all over the map
    far and away

    ‘they were far and away the most powerful union’


    SYNONYMS
    by far, by a great amount, by a good deal, by a long chalk, by a long shot, by a long way, by a mile
    undoubtedly, doubtlessly, without doubt, without question, decidedly, markedly, positively, absolutely, easily, immeasurably
    significantly, substantially, appreciably, noticeably, materially, beyond the shadow of a doubt, much
    informal as sure as eggs is eggs
    so far

    1‘nobody had taken any notice of me so far’


    SYNONYMS
    until now, up till now, up to now, up to this point, as yet, thus far, hitherto, up to the present, till the present, until the present, to date, by this time
    rare heretofore, thitherto

    2‘his liberalism only extends so far’


    SYNONYMS
    to a certain extent, to a limited extent, up to a point, to a degree, to some extent, within reason, within limits
    go too far

    ‘they locked him up because he went too far’


    SYNONYMS
    go over the top, go to extremes, go overboard, not know when to stop
    go far

    ‘you're a good reporter and you're going to go far’


    SYNONYMS
    be successful, succeed, prosper, flourish, thrive, get on, get on in the world, make good, make one's way in the world, make headway, make progress, gain advancement, climb the ladder of success, rise in the world, set the world on fire
    British set the Thames on fire
    informal make a name for oneself, make one's mark, go places, make it, make the grade, cut it, get somewhere, do all right for oneself, arrive, find a place in the sun, be someone
    ANTONYMS

    fail

    ‘you're smart—you'll go far’


    SYNONYMS
    be successful, succeed, be a success, do well, do well for oneself, do all right for oneself, make progress, achieve a great deal, get on, get somewhere, get on in the world, get ahead, advance oneself, make good, set the world on fire
    informal make a name for oneself, make it, make one's mark, find a place in the sun
    by far

    ‘this would be by far the best solution’


    SYNONYMS
    by a great amount, by a good deal, by a long chalk, by a long shot, by a long way, by a mile, far and away
    undoubtedly, doubtlessly, without doubt, without question, decidedly, markedly, positively, absolutely, easily, immeasurably
    significantly, substantially, appreciably, noticeably, materially, beyond the shadow of a doubt, much
    informal as sure as eggs is eggs