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more British & World English

A greater or additional amount or degree

More British & World English

The language of the Mossi people of Burkina Faso, a member of the Gur family of languages with about 4 million speakers

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more water came pouring through the gap

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, Sir Thomas (1478–1535), English scholar and statesman; canonized as St Thomas More

without further ado British & World English

Without any fuss or delay; immediately

more in many British & World English

A large number of

More, Sir Thomas British & World English

(1478–1535), English scholar and statesman, Lord Chancellor 1529–32; canonized as St Thomas More. His Utopia (1516), describing an ideal city state, established him as a leading humanist of the Renaissance. He was imprisoned in 1534 after opposing Henry’s marriage to Anne Boleyn, and beheaded for opposing the Act of Supremacy. Feast day, 22 June

much British & World English

To a great extent; a great deal

s'more British & World English

A sweet snack consisting of a chocolate bar and toasted marshmallows sandwiched between graham crackers

no more British & World English

Nothing further

any more British & World English

To any further extent; any longer

Glen More British & World English

Another name for Great Glen.

more like British & World English

Nearer to (a specified number or description) than one previously given

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(two words, one word in US)

more and more British & World English

At a continually increasing rate

more fool —— British & World English

Used to convey that a specified person is behaving unwisely

less is more British & World English

Used to express the view that a minimalist approach to artistic or aesthetic matters is more effective

more or less British & World English

Speaking imprecisely; to a certain extent

say no more British & World English

Used to indicate that one understands what someone is trying to imply

what is more British & World English

And as an additional point; moreover

more's the pity British & World English

Used to express regret about a fact that has just been stated

Thomas More, St British & World English

See More, Sir Thomas.

plenty British & World English

Used to emphasize the degree of something

more dead than alive British & World English

(Of a person) hurt and in a very poor state

the more the merrier British & World English

The more people or things there are, the better a situation will be

more —— than one can shake a stick at British & World English

Used to emphasize the largeness of an amount

more —— than someone has had hot dinners British & World English

Used to emphasize someone’s wide experience of a specified activity or phenomenon

do more harm than good British & World English

Inadvertently make a situation worse rather than better

more haste, less speed British & World English

You make better progress with a task if you don’t try to do it too quickly

in more ways than one British & World English

Used to indicate that a statement has more than one meaning

more like it in more like British & World English

Nearer to what is required or expected; more satisfactory


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