further - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈfɜː(r)ðə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theyfurther
he/she/itfurthers
present participlefurthering
past tensefurthered
past participlefurthered
  1. to help the progress of something so that it is more likely to be successful

    efforts to further the peace process

    The best way of furthering your career might be to leave your present job.