Definitions for moremɔr, moʊr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

more*mɔr, moʊr(adj.)much; many; most

  1. in greater quantity, amount, measure, degree, or number:

    I need more money.

  2. additional or further:

    Do you need more time?

  3. (n.)an additional quantity, amount, or number:

    Would you like more?

  4. a greater quantity, amount, or degree:

    The price is more than I thought.

  5. something of greater importance, scope, etc.:

    Their report is more than a survey.

  6. (pron.)(used with a pl. v.) a greater number of persons or of a class specified:

    More will attend than ever before.

  7. (adv.)in or to a greater extent or degree (often used before adjectives and adverbs, and regularly before those of more than two syllables, to form the comparative):

    more interesting; more slowly.

  8. in addition; further; again:

    Let's talk more tomorrow.

  9. Ref: moreover .

Idioms for more:

  1. more and more, to an increasing extent or degree:

    {{i}}I love you more and more every day.{{/i}}

    Category: Idiom

  2. more or less, to some extent; somewhat:

    We came to more or less the same conclusion.

    Category: Idiom

* compar. of as superl..

Origin of more:

bef. 900; ME; OE māra; c. OS, OHG mēro (G mehr), Go maiza. See most


Moremɔr, moʊr(n.)

  1. Hannah, 1745–1833, English writer on religious subjects.

    Category: Biography

  2. Sir Thomas, 1478–1535, English statesman and author: canonized in 1935.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. More, Thomas More, Sir Thomas More(adj)

    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

  2. more(a), more than(adj)

    (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"

  3. more(a)(adverb)

    (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"

  4. more, to a greater extent(adverb)

    used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs

    "more interesting"; "more beautiful"; "more quickly"

  5. more(adverb)

    comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent

    "he works more now"; "they eat more than they should"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. more(determiner)ɔr, moʊr

    a greater amount or number

    I need more flour to bake this cake.; More people travel abroad these days.; There are more than 300 pupils at the school.; More and more women are having babies in their forties.

  2. more(pronoun)ɔr, moʊr

    a greater amount or number

    That was very good soup. Could I please have some more?; However many toys he has, he always wants more.

  3. more(adverb)ɔr, moʊr

    used to form the comparative of words with two syllables or more

    It's more dangerous if you do it like that.; Eat more slowly or you'll get indigestion.; I think she's more attractive than her sister.

  4. moreɔr, moʊr

    to a greater degree

    I should try to read more.; I generally exercise more than he does.

  5. moreɔr, moʊr


    He felt more and more anxious as the day came nearer.

  6. moreɔr, moʊr

    nearly, almost

    It's more or less finished. We just have to paint it.

  7. moreɔr, moʊr


    We spent $400, more or less.


  1. More(ProperNoun)

    The Volta-Congo language of the Mossi people, mainly spoken in part of Burkina Faso.

  2. Origin: From murhō(n), from mork-. Akin to moraha "carrot", morha, moraha "root of a plant or tree" ( Möhre "carrot", Morchel "mushroom, morel"). More at more, morel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. More(noun)

    a hill

  2. More(noun)

    a root

  3. More

    greater; superior; increased

  4. More

    greater in quality, amount, degree, quality, and the like; with the singular

  5. More

    greater in number; exceeding in numbers; -- with the plural

  6. More

    additional; other; as, he wept because there were no more words to conquer

  7. More(noun)

    a greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds or surpasses in any way what it is compared with

  8. More(noun)

    that which is in addition; something other and further; an additional or greater amount

  9. More(adverb)

    in a greater quantity; in or to a greater extent or degree

  10. More(adverb)

    with a verb or participle

  11. More(adverb)

    with an adjective or adverb (instead of the suffix -er) to form the comparative degree; as, more durable; more active; more sweetly

  12. More(adverb)

    in addition; further; besides; again

  13. More(verb)

    to make more; to increase


  1. More

    Soundtrack from the Film More is the first full-length soundtrack album, and third studio album by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 13 June 1969 in the UK and 9 August in the US. The film More was made in Luxembourg in 1969 and was directed by Barbet Schroeder. Two songs can be heard in the film that were not included on the album: "Seabirds" and "Hollywood".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'more' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #73

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'more' in Written Corpus Frequency: #148

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'more' in Adverbs Frequency: #8

Translations for more

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a greater number or quantity of

I've more pencils than he has.

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