- (UK) enPR: mô, IPA (key): /mɔː/, SAMPA: /mO:/
- (US) enPR: môr, IPA (key): /moʊr/ or /mɔːr/, SAMPA: /mO:r\/
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- Homophone: moor
- (indefinite) A larger amount.
- He does more work than I do.
- A lot more than twenty people came to the meeting.
- You can have a little more money.
- More than one glass was broken.
- I want more soup.
- (larger amount) This usage of more compares two or more things. It always refers to the greater part of the group.
- If something is more likely, common, difficult, etc. than something else, it is likelier, commoner, harder, etc.
- Synonym: -er
- Antonym: less
- It's more likely to cool at night.
- He runs more quickly than his brother.
The adverb more or the suffix -er describe the comparative form of all comparable adjectives. For example, with the adjective intelligent, the comparative is more intelligent. A similar form is the superlative (as in most intelligent).