more
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English māra; akin to Old English mā, adverb, more, Old High German mēr, Old Irish more Date: before 12th century 1. greater <
something more than she expected
>
2. additional, further <
more guests arrived
>
II. adverb Date: before 12th century 1. a. in addition <
a couple of times more
>
b. moreover 2. to a greater or higher degree — often used with an adjective or adverb to form the comparative <
more evenly matched
>
III. noun Date: before 12th century 1. a greater quantity, number, or amount <
liked the idea better the more I thought about it
>
2. something additional ; an additional amount 3. obsolete persons of higher rank IV. pronoun Usage: singular or plural in construction Date: 13th century additional persons or things or a greater amount <
more will arrive shortly
>
<
more was spilled
>

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