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more (used as the comparative of many and much) adj greater; additional • He has more clothes than meDon't use more than two bags. adverb 1 used to form the comparative form of many adjectives and most adverbs, especially those of two or more syllables • a more difficult problemDrive more carefully. 2 to a greater degree; with a greater frequency • I miss him more than ever. 3 again • Do it once more. pronoun a greater, or additional, number or quantity of people or things • If we run out, I'll have to order more. See also most. more and more increasingly; continuing to increase. more of a something better described as or closer to being (a specified thing) • more of a painter than a writer. more or less 1 almost • more or less finished. 2 roughly • It'll take two hours, more or less.
ETYMOLOGY: Anglo-Saxon mara greater.

more (used as the comparative of many and much) adj greater; additional • He has more clothes than meDon't use more than two bags. adverb 1 used to form the comparative form of many adjectives and most adverbs, especially those of two or more syllables • a more difficult problemDrive more carefully. 2 to a greater degree; with a greater frequency • I miss him more than ever. 3 again • Do it once more. pronoun a greater, or additional, number or quantity of people or things • If we run out, I'll have to order more. See also most. more and more increasingly; continuing to increase. more of a something better described as or closer to being (a specified thing) • more of a painter than a writer. more or less 1 almost • more or less finished. 2 roughly • It'll take two hours, more or less.
ETYMOLOGY: Anglo-Saxon mara greater.

more (used as the comparative of many and much) adj greater; additional • He has more clothes than meDon't use more than two bags. adverb 1 used to form the comparative form of many adjectives and most adverbs, especially those of two or more syllables • a more difficult problemDrive more carefully. 2 to a greater degree; with a greater frequency • I miss him more than ever. 3 again • Do it once more. pronoun a greater, or additional, number or quantity of people or things • If we run out, I'll have to order more. See also most. more and more increasingly; continuing to increase. more of a something better described as or closer to being (a specified thing) • more of a painter than a writer. more or less 1 almost • more or less finished. 2 roughly • It'll take two hours, more or less.
ETYMOLOGY: Anglo-Saxon mara greater.