[mɔː] or [mɔr]
(noun.) 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.
(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' .
(adj.) (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' .
(adv.) used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; 'more interesting'; 'more beautiful'; 'more quickly'.
(adv.) comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent; 'he works more now'; 'they eat more than they should'.
Editor: Philip--From WordNet
(n.) A hill.
(n.) A root.
(superl.) Greater; superior; increased
(superl.) Greater in quality, amount, degree, quality, and the like; with the singular.
(superl.) Greater in number; exceeding in numbers; -- with the plural.
(superl.) Additional; other; as, he wept because there were no more words to conquer.
(n.) A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds or surpasses in any way what it is compared with.
(n.) That which is in addition; something other and further; an additional or greater amount.
(adv.) In a greater quantity; in or to a greater extent or degree.
(adv.) With a verb or participle.
(adv.) With an adjective or adverb (instead of the suffix -er) to form the comparative degree; as, more durable; more active; more sweetly.
(adv.) In addition; further; besides; again.
(v. t.) To make more; to increase.
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Synonyms and Synonymous
a. . Greater degree of, greater amount of.. In greater numbers.. Added, additional, other besides.
ad. . To a greater degree.. Again, further, another time.
n. . Greater degree, greater quantity.. Else, other thing.
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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.
adv. after the manner of.
n. (Spens.) a root.
Unserious Contents or Definition
adj. The comparative degree of too much.
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- Will was not quite contented, thinking that he would apparently have been of more importance if he had been disliked. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- They are purging more than the epsom salts in this epoch. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- You will wring no more hearts as you wrung mine. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- Nothing, he said, can be more just than such a description of him. Plato. The Republic.
- He thought no more of the matter until he heard in the evening of the tragedy that had occurred. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- She did nothing more. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Night also closed around; and when I could hardly see the dark mountains, I felt still more gloomily. Mary Shelley. Frankenstein_Or_The Modern Prometheus.
- They are a smaller horde than the Tharks but much more ferocious. Edgar Rice Burroughs. A Princess of Mars.
- There is more in it than thou dost guess, Conrade; thy simplicity is no match for this deep abyss of wickedness. Walter Scott. Ivanhoe.
- You never noticed it, any more than you noticed me. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- During the day Meade assaulted and carried one more redan to his right and two to his left. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- Everything that arose before his mind drifted him on, faster and faster, more and more steadily, to the terrible attraction. Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities.
- What more can you expect from me, sir? Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- He perhaps knows more of Mr. Rochester than you do. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- How earnestly did she then wish that her former opinions had been more reasonable, her expressions more moderate! Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice.
- Fine art, poetry, that kind of thing, elevates a nation--emollit mores--you understand a little Latin now. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
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