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far-reaching

[ fahr-ree-ching ]SEE DEFINITION OF far-reaching

Synonyms for far-reaching

  • extensive
  • important
  • momentous
  • pervasive
  • significant
  • sweeping
  • far-ranging
  • wide
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Antonyms for far-reaching

  • insignificant
  • limited
  • narrow
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • incomprehensible
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAR-REACHING

Meantime, Tom was proceeding in a clear, soft, far-reaching voice.

It had been the little spark that touched off a far-reaching train of events.

The far-reaching plains to the west offered him too wide a focus.

There had been a scandal, so far-reaching a scandal that it had got into the home papers.

He was an enthusiast, and his portfolio was full of schemes of far-reaching magnitude.

Was it merely that her far-reaching ears had heard the tumult?

Never was vengeance more terrible, far-reaching, and abiding.

Such are the deep, such are the penetrating, such are the far-reaching effects of sanctity.

Certainly this aspect of the movement had a far-reaching influence.

They make a far-reaching noise, and their messengers cannot be recalled.

WORD ORIGIN

1824, from far + present participle of reach (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FAR-REACHING

all-round

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