moreover

[mawr-oh-ver, mohr-, mawr-oh-ver, mohr-]

adverb

in addition to what has been said; further; besides.

Nearby words

  1. morelia,
  2. morello,
  3. morelos,
  4. morelos y pavón,
  5. morelos y pavón, josé maría,
  6. morepork,
  7. morera's theorem,
  8. mores,
  9. moresco,
  10. moresque

Origin of moreover

First recorded in 1325–75, moreover is from the Middle English word more over. See more, over

Synonym study

See besides.

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British Dictionary definitions for moreover

moreover

sentence connector

in addition to what has already been said; furthermore
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Word Origin and History for moreover

moreover

adv.

late 14c., in phrase and yit more ouer "there is more to say;" from more (adv.) + over (adv.). Written as one word from late 14c.

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