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Dictionary Definition

more adj
1 (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" [syn: more(a), more than] [ant: less(a)]
2 (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" [syn: more(a)] [ant: fewer]
3 existing or coming by way of addition; "an additional problem"; "further information"; "there will be further delays"; "took more time" [syn: additional, further(a), more(a)] n : 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 [syn: Thomas More, Sir Thomas More] adv
1 used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "more interesting"; "more beautiful"; "more quickly" [syn: to a greater extent] [ant: less]
2 comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent; "he works more now"; "they eat more than they should" [ant: less]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • a UK , /mɔː(ɹ)/, /mO:(\r)/
  • a US , /moʊɹ/|/mɔɹ/, /mOr\/

Homophones

Etymology

mara.

Determiner

  1. comparative of many
  2. comparative of much
  3. A larger quantity or amount of.
    I want more soup.
  4. A greater proportion of.
    There's more caffeine in my coffee than in the coffee you get in most places.''

Translations

larger quantity or amount
  • Finnish: enemmän
  • Russian: ещё
  • Spanish: más
  • Swedish: mer
greater proportion
  • Finnish: enemmän
  • Russian: больше
  • Spanish: más
  • Swedish: mer

Adverb

more
  1. comparative of many
  2. comparative of much
  3. Used in forming the comparative form of many adjectives and almost all comparable adverbs.
    more beautiful; more beautifully
  4. Further, in addition, longer.
    There's nothing more we can do.

Derived terms

Translations

word to form a comparative
  • Finnish: enemmän (with some adverbs only)
  • Latin: plus
  • Russian: более
  • Spanish: más
  • Swedish: mer
further, in addition
  • Finnish: enemmän
  • Russian: больше
  • Spanish: más
  • Swedish: mer

Noun

  1. An increased amount or quantity.
    If we can sell more, we will turn this business into a success.
    When it comes to parties, the more, the merrier.

Translations

increased amount
  • Finnish: enemmän, lisää
  • Polish: więcej
  • Russian: больше, ещё
  • Spanish: más
  • Swedish: mera

See also

Anagrams

Bosnian

Etymology

From , from .

Noun

  1. sea

Declension

Croatian

Etymology

From , from .

Noun

  1. sea

Declension

Italian

Noun

more
  1. Plural of mora

Verb

Synonyms

Serbian

Etymology

From , from .

Noun

  1. sea

Declension

Slovak

Etymology

From , from .

Noun

  1. A body of salt water, sea.
  2. In the context of "colloquial": A huge amount, a plenty (+genitive)
    máme more času – we have plenty of time

Derived terms

Extensive Definition

More or Mores may refer to:

Music

Film

Literature

Food

  • Hershey's S'mores, candy bar made by The Hershey Company
  • S'more, traditional campfire treat popular in the United States and Canada

Computers

  • MORE (application), a discontinued outliner application for classic Mac OS.
  • more (command), a shell command that is used to display one screen of output at a time

Other

  • More (cigarette), a cigarette brand marketed specifically to women
  • More language, language spoken primarily in Burkina Faso by the Mossis
  • Mores, strongly held norms or customs
  • Mores (SS), a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia
more in Danish: More
more in German: More
more in Spanish: More
more in French: More
more in Italian: More
more in Polish: More
more in Portuguese: More
more in Slovak: More (rozlišovacia stránka)
more in Slovenian: More
more in Swedish: More

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

a certain number, a few, above, accessory, added, additional, additionally, again, all included, along, also, altogether, among other things, ancillary, and all, and also, and so, another, as well, au reste, auxiliary, beside, besides, better, beyond, certain, collateral, composite, contributory, else, en plus, ever more, extra, farther, for lagniappe, fresh, further, furthermore, greater and greater, growingly, in addition, increasingly, inter alia, into the bargain, item, likewise, more and more, more than one, moreover, new, nonuniqueness, not singular, numerous, numerousness, on and on, on the side, on top of, other, over, plural, pluralism, pluralistic, plurality, pluralness, plurative, plus, several, similarly, some, spare, supernumerary, supplemental, supplementary, surplus, then, therewith, to boot, too, ulterior, variety, various, yet
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