more: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (môr, mōr), [key]
— adj., compar. of as superl.
  1. in greater quantity, amount, measure, degree, or number: I need more money.
  2. additional or further: Do you need more time? More discussion seems pointless.
  1. an additional quantity, amount, or number: I would give you more if I had it. He likes her all the more. When I could take no more of such nonsense, I left.
  2. a greater quantity, amount, or degree: More is expected of him. The price is more than I thought.
  3. something of greater importance: His report is more than a survey.
  4. a greater number of a class specified, or the greater number of persons: More will attend this year than ever before.


Pronunciation: (môr, mōr), [key]
— n.
  1. 1745–1833, English writer on religious subjects.
  2. 1864–1937, U.S. essayist, critic, and editor.
  3. 1478–1535, English humanist, statesman, and author: canonized in 1935.


Pronunciation: (mu-rā'), [key]
— n.
  1. Mossi (def. 2).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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