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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
more
    adv 1: used to form the comparative of some adjectives and
           adverbs; "more interesting"; "more beautiful"; "more
           quickly" [syn: more, to a greater extent] [ant:
           less, to a lesser extent]
    2: comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent; "he works
       more now"; "they eat more than they should" [ant: less]
    adj 1: (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" [syn: more(a), more than] [ant: less(a)]
    2: (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" [ant: fewer]
    n 1: 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 [syn:
         More, Thomas More, Sir Thomas More]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Much \Much\ (m[u^]ch), a. [Compar. & superl. wanting, but
   supplied by More (m[=o]r), and Most (m[=o]st), from
   another root.] [OE. moche, muche, miche, prob. the same as
   mochel, muchel, michel, mikel, fr. AS. micel, mycel; cf. Gr.
   me`gas, fem. mega`lh, great, and Icel. mj["o]k, adv., much.
   [root]103. See Mickle.]
   1. Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has
      fallen; much time.
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            Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and
            shalt gather but little in.           --Deut.
                                                  xxviii. 38.
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   2. Many in number. [Archaic]
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            Edom came out against him with much people. --Num.
                                                  xx. 20.
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   3. High in rank or position. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
More \More\ (m[=o]r), n. [AS. m[=o]r. See Moor a waste.]
   A hill. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
More \More\, n. [AS. more, moru; akin to G. m["o]hre carrot,
   OHG. moraha, morha.]
   A root. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
More \More\, a., compar. [Positive wanting; superl. Most
   (m[=o]st).] [OE. more, mare, and (orig. neut. and adv.) mo,
   ma, AS. m[=a]ra, and (as neut. and adv.) m[=a]; akin to D.
   meer, OS. m[=e]r, G. mehr, OHG. m[=e]ro, m[=e]r, 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. [root]103. Cf. Most, uch,
   Major.]
   1. Greater; superior; increased; as:
      (a) Greater in quality, amount, degree, quality, and the
          like; with the singular.
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                He gat more money.                --Chaucer.
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                If we procure not to ourselves more woe.
                                                  --Milton.
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   Note: More, in this sense, was formerly used in connection
         with some other qualifying word, -- a, the, this,
         their, etc., -- which now requires the substitution of
         greater, further, or the like, for more.
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               Whilst sisters nine, which dwell on Parnasse
               height,
               Do make them music for their more delight.
                                                  --Spenser.
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               The more part knew not wherefore they were come
               together.                          --Acts xix.
                                                  32.
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               Wrong not that wrong with a more contempt.
                                                  --Shak.
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      (b) Greater in number; exceeding in numbers; -- with the
          plural.
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                The people of the children of Israel are more
                and mightier than we.             --Ex. i. 9.
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   2. Additional; other; as, he wept because there were no more
      worlds to conquer.
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            With open arms received one poet more. --Pope.
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6. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
More \More\, n.
   1. A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds
      or surpasses in any way what it is compared with.
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            And the children of Israel did so, and gathered,
            some more, some less.                 --Ex. xvi. 17.
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   2. That which is in addition; something other and further; an
      additional or greater amount.
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            They that would have more and more can never have
            enough.                               --L'Estrange.
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            O! That pang where more than madness lies. --Byron.
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   Any more.
      (a) Anything or something additional or further; as, I do
          not need any more.
      (b) Adverbially: Further; beyond a certain time; as, do
          not think any more about it.

   No more, not anything more; nothing in addition.

   The more and less, the high and low. [Obs.] --Shak. "All
      cried, both less and more." --Chaucer.
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7. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
More \More\, adv.
   1. In a greater quantity; in or to a greater extent or
      degree.
      (a) With a verb or participle.
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                Admiring more
                The riches of Heaven's pavement.  --Milton.
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      (b) With an adjective or adverb (instead of the suffix
          -er) to form the comparative degree; as, more durable;
          more active; more sweetly.
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                Happy here, and more happy hereafter. --Bacon.
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   Note: Double comparatives were common among writers of the
         Elizabeth period, and for some time later; as, more
         brighter; more dearer.
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               The duke of Milan
               And his more braver daughter.      --Shak.
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   2. In addition; further; besides; again.
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            Yet once more, O ye laurels, and once more,
            Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere,
            I come to pluck your berries harsh and crude.
                                                  --Milton.
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   More and more, with continual increase. "Amon trespassed
      more and more." --2 Chron. xxxiii. 23.

   The more, to a greater degree; by an added quantity; for a
      reason already specified.

   The more -- the more, by how much more -- by so much more.
      "The more he praised it in himself, the more he seems to
      suspect that in very deed it was not in him." --Milton.

   To be no more, to have ceased to be; as, Cassius is no
      more; Troy is no more.
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            Those oracles which set the world in flames,
            Nor ceased to burn till kingdoms were no more.
                                                  --Byron.
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8. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
More \More\, v. t.
   To make more; to increase. [Obs.] --Gower.
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9. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015)
more

    The standard Unix pager program.

   See also: less.

   (2008-09-08)


10. The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906)
MORE, adj.  The comparative degree of too much.


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