More
More More, n. 1. A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds or surpasses in any way what it is compared with. [1913 Webster]

And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less. --Ex. xvi. 17. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is in addition; something other and further; an additional or greater amount. [1913 Webster]

They that would have more and more can never have enough. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

O! That pang where more than madness lies. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • More — More, n. [AS. more, moru; akin to G. m[ o]hre carrot, OHG. moraha, morha.] A root. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • more — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English māra; akin to Old English mā, adverb, more, Old High German mēr, Old Irish mó more Date: before 12th century 1. greater < something more than she expected > 2. additional, further < more… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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