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Pronunciation
  • (RP) enPR: mô, IPA: /ˈmɔː/
  • (America) enPR: môr, IPA: /ˈmɔɹ/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) enPR: mōr, IPA: /ˈmo(ː)ɹ/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ˈmoə/
  • (nonrhotic, dough-door merger, AAVE) IPA: /ˈmoʊ/

Determiner
  1. comparative degree of many#English|many: in greater number. (Used for a discrete quantity.)
    More people are arriving.
    There are more ways to do this than I can count.
  2. comparative degree of much#English|much: in greater quantity, amount, or proportion. (Used for a continuous quantity.)
    I want more soup.
    I need more time.
    There's more caffeine in my coffee than in the coffee you get in most places.
  3. Additional; further.
    If you run out, there are more bandages in the first aid cupboard.
  4. Bigger, stronger, or more valuable.
    He is more than the ten years he spent behind bars at our local prison, as he is a changed man and his past does not define him.
Antonyms Translations Translations
Adverb

more (not comparable)

  1. To a greater degree or extent. [from 10thc.]
    I like cake, but I like chocolate more.
  2. Used to form the comparative form of adjectives and adverbs. [from 13thc.]
    You're more beautiful than I ever imagined.
  3. (now, poetic) In negative constructions: any further, any longer; any more. [from 10thc.]
    • a. 1472, Thomas Malory, “Capitulum ii”, in [Le Morte Darthur], book XV, [London: […] by William Caxton], published 31 July 1485, OCLC 71490786 ↗; republished as H[einrich] Oskar Sommer, editor, Le Morte Darthur […], London: Published by David Nutt, […], 1889, OCLC 890162034 ↗:
      Than was there pees betwyxte thys erle and thys Aguaurs, and grete surete that the erle sholde never warre agaynste hym more.
  4. (now, dialectal, humorous or proscribed) Used in addition to an inflected comparative form. [from 13thc.; standard until 18thc.]
    I was more better at English than you.
Translations Translations
Pronoun
  1. A greater number or quantity (of something).
    We're running out of napkins. I should have bought more.
    There isn't enough salt in this. You need to add more.
  2. An extra or additional quantity (of something).
    There aren't many people here yet, but more should be arriving soon.

Noun

more (plural mores)

  1. (obsolete) A carrot; a parsnip.
  2. (dialectal) A root; stock.
  3. A plant.

Verb

more (mores, present participle moring; past and past participle mored)

  1. (transitive) To root up.

More
Proper noun
  1. The Volta-Congo language of the Mossi people, mainly spoken in part of Burkina Faso.
Translations
  • Russian: мооре
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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