Pronunciation: mōst
n.1.A hill.
1.A root.
a., compar1.Greater; superior; increased;
He gat more money.
- Chaucer.
If we procure not to ourselves more woe.
- Milton.
The more part knew not wherefore they were come together.
- Acts xix. 32.
Wrong not that wrong with a more contempt.
- Shak.
2.Greater in number; exceeding in numbers; - with the plural.
2.Additional; other; as, he wept because there were no more worlds to conquer.
With open arms received one poet more.
- Pope.
n.1.A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds or surpasses in any way what it is compared with.
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less.
- Ex. xvi. 17.
2.That which is in addition; something other and further; an additional or greater amount.
They that would have more and more can never have enough.
- L'Estrange.
O! That pang where more than madness lies.
- Byron.
Any more
a - Anything or something additional or further; as, I do not need any more.
b - 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.
- Shak.
adv.1.In a greater quantity; in or to a greater extent or degree.
2.With an adjective or adverb (instead of the suffix -er) to form the comparative degree; as, more durable; more active; more sweetly.
Happy here, and more happy hereafter.
- Bacon.
2.In addition; further; besides; again.
More and more
with continual increase.
The more
to a greater degree; by an added quantity; for a reason already specified.
- 2 Chron. xxxiii. 23.
The more - the more
by how much more - by so much more.
To be no more
to have ceased to be; as, Cassius is no more; Troy is no more.
- Milton.
v. t.1.To make more; to increase.
Noun1.More - 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.1.more - (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"
Synonyms: more than
less - (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree; "of less importance"; "less time to spend with the family"; "a shower uses less water"; "less than three years old"
2.more - (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"
fewer - (comparative of `few' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of; "fewer birds came this year"; "the birds are fewer this year"; "fewer trains were late"
3.more - existing or coming by way of addition; "an additional problem"; "further information"; "there will be further delays"; "took more time"
Synonyms: additional, further
Adv.1.more - used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "more interesting"; "more beautiful"; "more quickly"
less, to a lesser extent - used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "less interesting"; "less expensive"; "less quickly"
2.more - comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent; "he works more now"; "they eat more than they should"
less - comparative of little; "she walks less than she should"; "he works less these days"
a certain number, a few, above, accessory, added, additional, additionally, again, all included, along, also, altogether, among other things, ancillary, and all, and also, and so, another, as well, au reste, auxiliary, beside, besides, better, beyond, certain, collateral, composite, contributory, else, en plus, ever more, for lagniappe, fresh, furthermore, greater and greater, growingly, in addition, increasingly, inter alia, into the bargain, item, likewise, more and more, more than one, moreover, new, nonuniqueness, not singular, numerous, numerousness, on and on, on the side, on top of, other, over, plural, pluralism, pluralistic, plurality, pluralness, plurative, plus, several, similarly, some, spare, supernumerary, supplemental, supplementary, surplus, then, therewith, to boot, too, ulterior, variety, various, yet
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