more Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "more" - English Dictionary

See all translations

moredeterminer, pronoun, adverb

uk   /mɔːr/  us   /mɔːr/
A1 a larger or extra number or amount: Would you like some more food? The doctors can't cope with any more patients. Add some more cream to the sauce. You need to listen more and talk less! More people live in the capital than in the whole of the rest of the country. We spent more time on the last job than usual. The noise was more than I could bear. It was a hundred times more fun than I'd expected. She's more of a poet than a novelist. Bring as much food as you can - the more, the better.A1 used to form the comparative of many adjectives and adverbs: She couldn't be more beautiful. Let's find a more sensible way of doing it. You couldn't be more wrong. He finds physics far/much more difficult than other science subjects. Play that last section more passionately. used to emphasize the large size of something: More than 20,000 demonstrators crowded into the square.more and more B2 increasingly: It gets more and more difficult to understand what is going on.the more...the more/less used to say that when an action or event continues, there will be a particular result: The more he drank, the more violent he became. The more he insisted he was innocent, the less they seemed to believe him.
More examples
(Definition of more from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of more?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “more” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
stretch the truth

to say something that is not completely honest in order to make someone or something seem better than it really is

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With the USA’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More