Would you like some more food?
She couldn't be more beautiful.
You couldn't be more wrong.
the more...the more/less
- Be a bit more confident in yourself!
- Men tend to be more aggressive than women.
- They still need a great deal more money to finish the project.
- Do you think Australia is a more democratic country than Britain?
- You should eat more food that contains a lot of fibre, such as fruit, vegetables and bread.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
MoreWe use the quantifier more to talk about additional quantities, amounts and degree. More is a comparative word. …
More with nouns, adjectives, adverbs, verbs, prepositionsWe use more with different classes of words. We use more after verbs but before every other word class: …
MoreorlessMore or less means ‘mostly’, ‘nearly’ or ‘approximately’. We use it in mid position (between the subject and main verb, or after the modal verb or first auxiliary verb, or after be as a main verb). It is slightly informal: …
Any more as a determinerWe use any more as a determiner to describe ‘an indefinite quantity of something’. Any more is similar to some more. Some more is more common in affirmative statements; any more is more common in questions, in clauses with if and in sentences with negative words such as hardly, never, scarcely: …
Any more as an adverbAny more is also an adverb and has the meaning of ‘no longer’ or ‘in the past but not now.’ In this meaning, we use it in end position: …