afar\ off


afar\ off
kaugel

English-Estonian dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Afar — A*far , adv. [Pref. a (for on or of) + far.] At, to, or from a great distance; far away; often used with from preceding, or off following; as, he was seen from afar; I saw him afar off. [1913 Webster] The steep where Fame s proud temple shines… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • afar — /euh fahr /, adv. 1. from, at, or to a distance; far away (usually fol. by off): He saw the castle afar off. n. 2. from afar, from a long way off: The princess saw him riding toward her from afar. [1125 75; ME a fer, on ferr; r. OE feorran. See A …   Universalium

  • afar — /əˈfa / (say uh fah) adverb Also, afar off. 1. far away; at or to a distance: he saw the plane afar off. –phrase 2. from afar, from a distance: he came from afar. {Middle English a fer. See a 1, far} …   Australian English dictionary

  • afar — a•far [[t]əˈfɑr[/t]] adv. from, at, or to a distance; far away (often fol. by off): He saw the castle afar off[/ex] • from afar Etymology: 1125–75; ME a fer, on ferr. See a I, far …   From formal English to slang

  • afar — ad. Far away, far off, a long way off, afar off, wide away, a great way off, at a distance, to or from a distance, remote, remotely …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • afar — [adv] a great distance away distant, far away, far off, remote; concept 778 Ant. close, near …   New thesaurus

  • off — [adj1] gone; remote absent, canceled, finished, inoperative, negligible, not employed, not on duty, on vacation, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim, small, unavailable; concept 552 Ant. here, present off [adj2] inferior; spoiled bad,… …   New thesaurus

  • afar — adv 1.(usu. fol. by off) far away, abroad, at a distance, a long way off, far off, far afield, far and wide, away, beyond range, out of range; remote, distant, beyond, yonder; over the hills and far away. n 2. from afar from a long way off, from… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • off — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. away, at a distance. adj. disconnected, discontinued; in error, mistaken; tainted, rank, stale, high; substandard, below par, not up to scratch. See distance, separation, deterioration, inferiority …   English dictionary for students

  • afar — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. at or from a distance, afar. Ant., near. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. far off, remote, far away; see distant 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • afar — a·far || É™ fɑː adv. from far off; from a distance …   English contemporary dictionary