adjective, comparative of much or many, with most as superlative.
adverb, comparative of much, with most as superlative.
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Idioms for more
Origin of more
OTHER WORDS FROM moremoreness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH moremoor, more
Words nearby more
Definition for more (2 of 3)
Definition for more (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for more
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
For more than a century, Americans have been fretting about these sorts of ghosts.
But what is there more irresponsible than playing with the fire of an imagined civil war in the France of today?Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
However, more than 20 players on the ballot this year were probably worthy of being enshrined in Cooperstown.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame|Ben Jacobs|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We need to recover and grow the idea that the proper answer to bad speech is more and better speech.
He might have excused her with the remark that just on such was an accidental inequality the more dangerous.Weighed and Wanting|George MacDonald
She smiled at them; but they did not return the salutation, and their actions made her more shy.The Girl from Montana|Grace Livingston Hill
She answered: "I think you are more worth paying for than he is."Grettir The Strong|Unknown
The Times, referring to the debate on the Irish Church, remarked that the viceroyalty was more and more 'a mere ornament.'The Land-War In Ireland (1870)|James Godkin
A dozen or more fell into the boat, and were eagerly seized and killed by the famishing crew.The Voyage of the "Steadfast"|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for more (1 of 2)
- additional; furtherno more bananas
- (as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural)I can't take any more; more than expected
- as an estimate; approximately
- to an unspecified extent or degreethe party was ruined, more or less
Word Origin for more
British Dictionary definitions for more (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with more
In addition to the idioms beginning with more
- more and more
- more bang for the buck
- more dead than alive
- more fun than a barrel of monkeys
- more in sorrow than in anger
- more often than not
- more or less
- more power to someone
- more sinned against than sinning
- more than meets the eye
- more than one bargained for
- more than one can shake a stick at
- more than one way to skin a cat
- more the merrier, the
- bite off more than one can chew
- irons in the fire, more than one
- wear another (more than one) hat
- what is more