further (Verb) — Promote the growth of. ex. "further our children's well-being and education"
further (Verb) — Contribute to the progress or growth of. ex. "I am furthering the use of computers in the classroom"
further (Adjective) — More distant in especially degree. ex. "nothing could be further from the truth" ex. "further from our expectations"
further (Adverb) — To or at a greater extent or degree or a more advanced stage ('further' is used more often than 'farther' in this abstract sense). ex. "further complicated by uncertainty about the future" ex. "let's not discuss it further" ex. "nothing could be further from the truth" ex. "they are further along in their research than we expected"
further (Adverb) — In addition or furthermore. ex. "if we further suppose" ex. "stated further that he would not cooperate with them" ex. "they are definitely coming; further, they should be here already"
further (Adverb) — To or at a greater distance in time or space ('farther' is used more frequently than 'further' in this physical sense). ex. "went only three miles further" ex. "further in the future"