[ moh ]


Origin of mo

By shortening

Words Nearby mo

Other definitions for Mo (2 of 8)


Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. molybdenum.

Other definitions for MO (3 of 8)


  1. method of operation.

  2. Missouri (approved especially for use with zip code).

  1. mode of operation.

Other definitions for -mo (4 of 8)


  1. a suffix occurring in a series of compounds that describe book sizes according to the number of leaves formed by the folding of a single sheet of paper: sixteenmo.

Origin of -mo

Combining form extracted from duodecimo

Other definitions for mo. (5 of 8)


  1. plural mos. month.

  2. months.

Other definitions for m.o. (6 of 8)


  1. mail order.

  2. modus operandi.

  1. money order.

Other definitions for Mo. (7 of 8)


  1. Missouri.

  2. Monday.

Other definitions for M.O. (8 of 8)


  1. mail order.

  2. manually operated.

  1. Medical Officer.

  2. method of operation.

  3. mode of operation.

  4. modus operandi.

  5. money order. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use mo in a sentence

  • He tole me I was to have all the money Miss Dory had been layin' up, an' he would send me mo' for the stun.

    The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
  • I'se done sung all day for his mussy in lettin' me heer from lil Miss Dory onc't mo' an' 'noin' she ain't ded as I feared she was.

    The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
  • I went into de woods en jedged I wouldn' fool wid raffs no mo', long as dey move de lantern roun' so.

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Well, he sot up a bank, en say anybody dat put in a dollar would git fo' dollars mo' at de en' er de year.

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Den I gin 'm ten cents apiece, en dey 'uz mighty well satisfied, en wisht some mo' raf's 'ud come along en make 'm rich agin.

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

British Dictionary definitions for mo (1 of 7)


/ (məʊ) /

  1. mainly British short for moment (def. 1)

  2. mainly Australian short for moustache (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for mo (2 of 7)


the internet domain name for
  1. Macau

British Dictionary definitions for Mo (3 of 7)


the chemical symbol for
  1. molybdenum

British Dictionary definitions for MO (4 of 7)


abbreviation for
  1. Missouri

  2. Medical Officer

  1. modus operandi

British Dictionary definitions for -mo (5 of 7)


suffix forming nouns
  1. (in bookbinding) indicating book size by specifying the number of leaves formed by folding one sheet of paper: 12mo, twelvemo, or duodecimo; 16mo or sixteenmo

Origin of -mo

abstracted from duodecimo

British Dictionary definitions for m.o. (6 of 7)


abbreviation for
  1. mail order

  2. money order

British Dictionary definitions for Mo. (7 of 7)


abbreviation for
  1. Missouri

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Scientific definitions for Mo


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