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  • 1 Far-off — a. 1. Remote; as, the far off distance; troops landing on far off shores. Cf. {Far off}, under {Far}, adv. Syn: faraway. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. remote in time; as, far off happier times. Syn: remote, removed. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Far off — Far Far, adv. 1. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other. [1913 Webster] 2. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 far-off — adj literary 1.) a long way from where you are = ↑distant a far off land/country/place etc ▪ visitors from a far off land ▪ far off galaxies 2.) a long time ago ▪ in those far off days when we were young …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 far-off — adjective 1. ) happening a long time before or after the present time: in those far off days of our youth 2. ) far away from you or from a particular place: a far off land …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 far-off — also faroff, 1590s, from FAR (Cf. far) + OFF (Cf. off) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 far-off — far, faraway, far off *distant, remote, removed Antonyms: near, nigh, nearly …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 far-off — [fär′ôf′] adj. distant; remote …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 far off — index inaccessible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 far-off — index remote (not proximate), remote (secluded), unapproachable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 far-off — far′ off′ adj. distant; remote • Etymology: 1580–90 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 far off — further off, furthest off 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe a moment in time as far off, you mean that it is a long time from the present, either in the past or the future. In those far off days it never entered anyone s mind that she could be Prime… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 far-off — adjective very far away in space or time (Freq. 2) faraway mountains the faraway future troops landing on far off shores far off happier times • Syn: ↑faraway • Similar to: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 far-off — UK / US adjective 1) far away from you or from a particular place a far off land 2) happening a long time before or after the present time in those far off days of our youth …

    English dictionary

  • 14 far-off — adjective 1 a long way from where you are: a far off country 2 a long time ago: in those far off days when we were young …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 far-off — adj. Far off is used with these nouns: ↑land …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 far-off — /ˈfar ɒf/ (say fahr of) adjective distant; remote …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 far-off — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. far, remote, distant, faraway; see distant 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Far from others in space, time, or relationship: distant, far, faraway, far flung, remote, removed. Idiom: at a distance. See NEAR, TIME …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 ˌfar-ˈoff — adj far away in distance or in time …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 far-off — adjective Date: 15th century remote in time or space …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 far-off — /fahr awf , of /, adj. distant; remote. [1580 90] * * * …

    Universalium


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