Further Fur"ther", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Furthered; p. pr. & vb. n. Furthering.] [OE. furthren, forthren, AS. fyr[eth]ran, fyr[eth]rian. See Further, adv.] To help forward; to promote; to advance; to forward; to help or assist. This binds thee, then, to further my design. --Dryden. I should nothing further the weal public. --Robynsom (More's Utopia).