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Definitions of more

  1. existing or coming by way of addition; " an additional problem"; " further information"; " there will be further delays"; " took more time"
  2. comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent; " he works more now"; " they eat more than they should"
  3. English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
  4. used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; " more interesting"; " more beautiful"; " more quickly"
  5. ( comparative of ` much' used with mass nouns) quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree; " more land"; " more support"; " more rain fell"; " more than a gallon"
  6. ( comparative of ` many' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning greater in number; " a hall with more seats"; " we have no more bananas"; " more than one"
  7. ( comparative of ` much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree; " more land"; " more support"; " more rain fell"; " more than a gallon"
  8. A hill.
  9. Most.
  10. A root.
  11. Greater; superior; increased
  12. Greater in quality, amount, degree, quality, and the like; with the singular.
  13. Additional; other; as, he wept because there were no more words to conquer.
  14. A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds or surpasses in any way what it is compared with.
  15. That which is in addition; something other and further; an additional or greater amount.
  16. In a greater quantity; in or to a greater extent or degree.
  17. With a verb or participle.
  18. With an adjective or adverb ( instead of the suffix - er) to form the comparative degree; as, more durable; more active; more sweetly.
  19. In addition; further; besides; again.
  20. To make more; to increase.
  21. Greater in number; exceeding in numbers; - with the plural.
  22. Comp, of many and much; greater in number, quality, extent, etc.; additional; longer.
  23. To a greater degree, etc.; again; besides.
  24. A greater quantity, number, etc.; something further or additional.
  25. In addition.
  26. ( serves as comp. of MANY and MUCH), Greater, so in B.: additional: other besides.
  27. To a greater degree: again: longer.
  28. A greater thing: something further or in addition. - superl. MOST.
  29. Additional; greater in number or quantity.
  30. Greater or additional quantity or amount.
  31. To a greater degree; again.
  32. Compar. Greater in amount, degree, number, etc.; additional.
  33. A greater quantity, amount, etc.; an added amount.
  34. To a greater extent or degree.
  35. Greater in quality, degree, amount, or number; added to some former number; additional.
  36. A greater quantity, amount, or number; something in addition. No more, no longer existing. Much more, in a greater degree. More and more, with continual increase.
  37. Comparative degree of much; greater in number, quantity, quality, or degree; additional.
  38. To a greater degree; a second or another time.
  39. A greater quantity, number, or degree; other thing, as, we can do no more: no more, existing no longer.
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Usage examples for more

  1. We can do no more – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  2. Freke said no more about the Throckmortons. – Throckmorton by Molly Elliot Seawell
  3. She knew nothing more to try with him. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  4. " Nothing more said the other. – St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles
  5. What more does he want of me? – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  6. But He did more – A Life of St. John for the Young by George Ludington Weed
  7. " Mehr, more said he. – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  8. I had that, but more – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  9. I can do much more – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  10. And let me tell you more – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  11. I have no more to ask. – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  12. " Go on, Matilda," said Mrs. Lloyd,-" if you have anything more – Trading by Susan Warner
  13. No more of that, please." – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  14. But Miette was mistaken this time, for Paul was now very anxious to learn more – In Search of a Son by William Shepard Walsh
  15. I understand, but I want to know more – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  16. They knew it, but they thought more of her. – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  17. Now, one more question. – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  18. " I want the more – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  19. " So I shall have more said Peter. – Peter and Polly in Winter by Rose Lucia
  20. Shall I say more – The Splendid Spur by Arthur T. Quiller Couch
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