far from meaning

  • AdverbPREfar-
    1. Not; not at all.
      1. Don't leave now: our task is far from complete! ‎
      2. My stay at the hotel was far from satisfactory. ‎
    2. Used in literal contexts: see far,‎ from.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Two or three times a day, I bundle up, put on my boots, go out the front door, sit in Greigg's glider and love up on Cork a bit — he's never far from the door.
        • I walk two miles to school every day.  The museum’s not far from here – you can walk it. ‎
        • Nationalism and ethnocentrism are far from being spent forces in the modern world.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Far from closing the door on the leadership of the ’60s generation, Mr. Obama’s presidency seems to have brought it back in full force.
        • Far from endeavouring to deſtroy the paſſions, the inviſible movers of our being, we regard them as precious gifts that we ſhould carefully œconomiſe.

    Meaning of far from for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "far from" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
      Definiteness: Level 1
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