Definition of further verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

further

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈfərðər//
 
further somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they further
 
he / she / it furthers
 
past simple furthered
 
-ing form furthering
 
 
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to help something to develop or be successful They hoped the new venture would further the cause of cultural cooperation throughout the Americas. She took the new job to further her career.
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