Anymore vs Further - What's the difference?

anymore | further |

As adverbs the difference between anymore and further

is that anymore is while further is .

As a verb further is

to encourage growth.

As an adjective further is

(far); of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.




  • further



    (en verb)
  • To encourage growth.
  • Further the economy.
  • To support progress or growth of something.
  • Derived terms

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  • (far); of or pertaining to being distant, or of greater distance in degree or of extension in time.
  • More, additional.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 3 , author=Chris Bevan , title=Rubin Kazan 1 - 0 Tottenham , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=This time Cudicini was left helpless when Natcho stepped up to expertly curl the ball into the top corner.
    That was the cue for further pressure from the Russian side and it took further Cudicini saves to keep the score down.}}

    Derived terms

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  • (conjunctive) Also; in addition to.
  • * 1924 , (Aristotle), W. D. Ross (translator), ,
  • Further , besides sensible things and Forms he says there are the objects of mathematics, which occupy an intermediate position,.
  • (location) At greater distance in space or time; farther.
  • * , chapter=7
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=“A very welcome, kind, useful present, that means to the parish. By the way, Hopkins, let this go no further . We don't want the tale running round that a rich person has arrived. Churchill, my dear fellow, we have such greedy sharks, and wolves in lamb's clothing. […]”}}
  • (conjunctive) Moreover; beyond what is already stated.
  • Further , affiant sayeth naught. (A formal statement ending a deposition or affidavit, immediately preceding the affiant's signature.)
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-26, author=(Leo Hickman)
  • , volume=189, issue=7, page=26, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= How algorithms rule the world , passage=The use of algorithms in policing is one example of their increasing influence on our lives.

    Usage notes

    Some usage guides distinguish (farther) and (further), with farther'' referring to distance, and ''further'' referring to degree or time. Grammar Girl: Further Versus Farther] Others, such as the OED, recommend ''farther'' as a comparative form of ''far'' and ''further for use when it is not comparative.[ Daily Writing Tips – Farther, Further: What’s the Difference? However, most authorities consider the two interchangeable in most or all circumstances, and historically they have not been distinguished. Grammar Girl: Further Versus Farther

    See also

    * far

    Derived terms

    * furthermore