What does more mean?

Definitions for more
mɔr, moʊrmore

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. More(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. More(noun)

    a root

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. More

    greater; superior; increased

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. More

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  5. More

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  6. More

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  7. More(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  8. More(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  9. More(adverb)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  10. More(adverb)

    with a verb or participle

    Etymology: [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.]

  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

    Etymology: [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.]

  12. More(adverb)

    in addition; further; besides; again

    Etymology: [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.]

  13. More(verb)

    to make more; to increase

    Etymology: [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.]

Freebase

  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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of more in a Sentence

  1. Tim Huxley:

    As their capabilities in the maritime space expand, it means the range and lethality of (Southeast Asian) strike forces will also increase, if there is a confrontation and it escalates, there is a potential for a more lethal conflict.

  2. Nick Zakrasek:

    Any provider - from individual employers to job listing platforms - can utilize this feature in search, and many of them have seen a significant increase in the number of job applications they receive, by improving the search experience for jobs, we're able to deliver more traffic to sites across the web and support a healthy job search ecosystem.

  3. Richard Goldstein:

    It is true that people can get depressed after loss, but there are very significant differences in the behaviors that we're talking about when someone's depressed after loss than what is seen in prolonged grief, one aspect of depression is withdrawing from attachment figures, whereas someone with pathological grief can ruminate and seeks more proximity with those that have died.

  4. James Aparicio:

    This genus of frog shows extreme endemism [found nowhere else on Earth] with several new species described in the last couple of decades across the Andean valleys of northern Bolivia and southern Peru, so we were hopeful of at least one discovery, much more surprisingly, on this same high altitude trip I was also lucky enough to discover a new Liolaemus iguana lizard in a valley at 4,500-meters of altitude.

  5. Kim Yong Chol:

    This is your third visit to our country so I guess you are used to it now, the more you come, more trust we can build between one another.

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    the act of catching an object with the hands
    • A. encumbrance
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