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English > 5 senses of the word more / More:
ADVERBallmore, to a greater extentused to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs
allmorecomparative of much
ADJECTIVEallmore, more than(comparative of 'much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning / meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
allmore(comparative of 'many' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning greater in number
NOUNperson More, Thomas More, Sir Thomas MoreEnglish statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded
more / More > pronunciation
Soundsmao'r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > more: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(comparative of 'much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning / meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree.
Examples
  • "more land"
  • "more support"
  • "more rain fell"
  • "more than a gallon"
Synonymmore than
See alsomore(comparative of 'many' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning greater in number
much(quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
Oppositeless(comparative of 'little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning / meaning not as great in amount or degree
Usage ofcomparative, comparative degreeThe comparative form of an adjective or adverb
Spanishmás
English > more: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(comparative of 'many' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning greater in number.
Examples
  • "a hall with more seats"
  • "we have no more bananas"
  • "more than one"
See alsomanyA quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by 'as' or 'too' or 'so' or 'that'
more, more than(comparative of 'much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning / meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
Oppositefewer(comparative of 'few' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of
Usage ofcomparative, comparative degreeThe comparative form of an adjective or adverb
Spanishmás
English > More: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglish 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.
SynonymsThomas More, Sir Thomas More
Instance ofstatesman, solon, national leaderA man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
writer, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishThomas More
CatalanThomas More
English > more: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningUsed to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs.
Examples
  • "more interesting"
  • "more beautiful"
  • "more quickly"
Synonymto a greater extent
Oppositeless, to a lesser extentUsed to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs
Spanishmás
English > more: 5 senses > adverb 2
MeaningComparative of much; to a greater degree or extent.
Examples
  • "he works more now"
  • "they eat more than they should"
OppositelessComparative of little

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