What does moore mean?

Definitions for moore
mʊər, mɔr, moʊrmoore

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Moore, Douglas Moorenoun

    United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969)

  2. Moore, Dudley Moore, Dudley Stuart John Moorenoun

    English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)

  3. Moore, G. E. Moore, George Edward Moorenoun

    English philosopher (1873-1958)

  4. Moore, Thomas Moorenoun

    Irish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852)

  5. Moore, Marianne Moore, Marianne Craig Moorenoun

    United States poet noted for irony and wit (1887-1872)

  6. Moore, Henry Moore, Henry Spencer Moorenoun

    British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986)


  1. Moorenoun

    Many toponymic place names, or parts of place names, derived from moor.

  2. Moorenoun

    An English and Irish surname similarly derived.


  1. moore

    Moore can be defined in few different contexts. It is commonly recognized as a surname of English or Irish origin. However, in the field of computer science, Moore specifically refers to Moore's Law, a principle named after Gordon Moore, the co-founder of Intel, which asserts that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit board doubles approximately every two years, leading to an exponential increase in computing power. Additionally, Moore can also refer to a type of finite state machine in automata theory, known as a Moore machine, where the outputs are determined solely by the current state.


  1. Moore

    Moore is a city in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, United States and is part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. The population was 55,081 at the 2010 census, making it the seventh largest city in the state of Oklahoma.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MOORE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Moore is ranked #18 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Moore surname appeared 724,374 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 246 would have the surname Moore.

    66.4% or 481,057 total occurrences were White.
    27.7% or 200,941 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 16,950 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.3% or 16,950 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 4,926 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 3,477 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'moore' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4561

Anagrams for moore »

  1. Romeo

  2. roome

  3. mooer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of moore in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of moore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of moore in a Sentence

  1. John Kasich:

    I’ve long opposed Roy Moore [ and ] Roy Moore divisive viewpoints. The actions described make Roy Moore unfit for office. The GOP must not support Roy Moore. Roy Moore should step aside.

  2. Larry Kudlow:

    Stephen Moore, we continue to back Stephen Moore, continue to back Stephen Moore. Stephen Moore's in the process being vetted by the FBI and so forth, and if Stephen Moore gets through that, we will nominate Stephen Moore formally and then Stephen Moore'll go to the Senate Banking Committee and they'll vet Stephen Moore also.

  3. Rao R. Tummala:

    It's (Moore's Law) the reason you can receive (and later throw away) a musical birthday card that contains more processing power than the combined computers of the Allied Forces in World War II.

  4. North Dakota:

    The distinction's pretty clear. I know Stephen Moore. I know Stephen Moore philosophy, I know Stephen Moore economic positions, I know Stephen Moore credentials, I know Stephen Moore heart, and I think Stephen Moore'd be a good addition to the Fed.

  5. Whitney Moore Young:

    Whitney Moore Young

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