F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahr awf, of]
    • /fɑr ɔf, ɒf/
    • /ˈfɑː(r) ɒf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr awf, of]
    • /fɑr ɔf, ɒf/

Definitions of far-off word

  • adjective far-off distant; remote. 1
  • adjective far-off Remote, either in time or space. 0

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Origin of far-off

First appearance:

before 1580
One of the 35% oldest English words
First recorded in 1580-90

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Parts of speech for Far-off


far-off popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for far-off

adj far-off

  • faraway — distant; remote: faraway lands.
  • remote — far apart; far distant in space; situated at some distance away: the remote jungles of Brazil.
  • outlying — lying at a distance from the center or the main body; remote; out-of-the-way: outlying military posts.
  • far — at or to a great distance; a long way off; at or to a remote point: We sailed far ahead of the fleet.
  • removed — remote; separate; not connected with; distinct from.

Antonyms for far-off

adj far-off

  • close — When you close something such as a door or lid or when it closes, it moves so that a hole, gap, or opening is covered.
  • near — close; to a point or place not far away: Come near so I won't have to shout.

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