1. [ adverb ] used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs
Synonyms: to_a_greater_extent

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

Related terms: less
2. [ adjective ] (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
Synonyms: more_than

"more land" "more support" "more rain fell" "more than a gallon"

Related terms: less comparative much
3. [ adjective ] (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"

Related terms: fewer comparative many_more more_than many
4. [ noun ] (politics,writing) a greater or additional quantity or number or degree or amount
Synonyms: thomas_more sir_thomas_more

: "the more I see of you the more I like you"

Related terms: writer statesman relative_quantity
5. [ adjective ] existing or coming by way of addition
Synonyms: additional further

"an additional problem" "further information" "there will be further delays" "took more time"

Related terms: added
6. [ adverb ] comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent

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

Related terms: less
7. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5396
8. [ noun ] (politics,writing) 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
Synonyms: thomas_more sir_thomas_more
Related terms: writer statesman
Similar spelling:   moire