Translation of "more" - English-Spanish dictionary


determiner, pronoun uk /mɔːr/ us /mɔr/

A1 something extra to what you have now

Is there any more soup?
Would anyone like some more food?

A1 a greater number or amount of people or things

There are a lot more people here today than there were yesterday.
He knows more about computers than I do.
more and more

an increasing number

cada vez más
More and more people are choosing not to get married.
adverb uk /mɔːr/ us /mɔr/
more beautiful, difficult, interesting, etc.

A1 used to show that someone or something has a greater amount of a quality than someone or something else

más bonito, difícil, interesante, etc.
It’s more / expensive than the others.
She’s far more intelligent than her sister.

B1 used to show that something happens a greater number of times than before

We eat out a lot more than we used to.
more and more

more as time passes

cada vez más
It’s becoming more and more difficult to pass the exam.
more or less


más o menos
We’ve more or less finished work on the house.
the more the merrier

used to say an occasion will be more enjoyable if a lot of people are there

cuantos más mejor
‘Do you mind if I bring a couple of friends to your party?’ ‘Not at all – the more the merrier!’

(Translation of “more” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /moː/ (comparative many, much)

a greater number or quantity of

I’ve got more money than he has.

an additional number or quantity of

We need some more milk.
moreover adverb

also; what is more important

I don’t like the idea, and moreover, I think it’s illegal.
any more

any longer; nowadays

He doesn’t go any more, but he used to go twice a week.
more and more


cada vez más
It was becoming more and more difficult to see in the fading light.
more or less

approximately or almost

más o menos
They’ve more or less finished the job
The distance is ten kilometres, more or less.
the more … the more/less

cuanto más … más/menos
The more I see her, the more/less I like her.
what is / what’s more


además, lo que es más
He came home after midnight, and what’s more, he was drunk.

(Translation of “more” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)