What does more mean?

Definitions for moremɔr, moʊr

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word more.

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"


  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

  14. Origin: [OE. more, mare, and (orig. neut. and adv.) mo, ma, AS. mra, and (as neut. and adv.) m; akin to D. meer, OS. mr, G. mehr, OHG. mro, mr, Icel. meiri, meirr, Dan. meere, meer, Sw. mera, mer, Goth. maiza, a., mais, adv., and perh. to L. major greater, compar. of magnus great, and magis, adv., more. 103. Cf. Most, uch, Major.]


  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".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. More

    mōr, adj. (serves as comp. of Many and Much) additional: other besides: greater (so in B.).—adv. to a greater degree: again: longer.—n. a greater thing: something further or in addition:—superl. Most (mōst).—adj. Mō′rish. insufficient: such that one wants more.—More and more, continually increasing; More by token, in proof of this, besides; More or less, about: in round numbers.—Any more, something additional: further; Be no more, to have died; No more, nothing in addition. [Including both M.E. mo, more in number—A.S. , more in number, and M. E. more, larger—A.S. mára, greater.]

  2. More

    mōr, n. (Spens.) a root. [A.S. moru, more, a carrot; Ger. möhre.]

  3. More

    mō′re, adv. after the manner of. [L., abl. of mos, a custom.]

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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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of more in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of more in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mies van der Rohe, Referring to Modern Architecture:

    Less is more.

  2. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi:

    We want to see more.

  3. Donald Trump:

    No more Oreo's!

  4. Shawn Johnson:

    We're braced for more.

  5. Ron Popeil:

    But wait there's more!

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