What is the opposite of further?

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Opposite for resulting in an increase in amount or number
“A more detailed investigation is necessary should you require less margin for error.”
Opposite for resulting in an increase in amount or number
“There is sufficient understanding in this field to go forward with the procedure.”
Opposite for more distant in space than another item of the same kind
“Still moving, we drew nearer to the location and our hearts began to pound faster.”
Opposite for more remote from a central point
“They dug trenches near the river to redirect the flow of the water.”
Opposite for at or to a greater distance or more advanced point
“The calls would get louder as they moved closer to the busy marketplace.”
Opposite for used to emphasize the difference between a supposed or suggested fact or state of mind and the truth
“You are closer to the truth than you think.”
Opposite for to help the growth or development of
“There are constraints that inhibit the growth of existing firms and impede the growth of new ones.”
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