more is part of the Basic English 850.
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more is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
more

PronunciationEdit

HomophonesEdit

DeterminerEdit

Determiner
many

Comparative
more

Superlative
most

Determiner
much

Comparative
more

Superlative
most

  1. (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.
  2. (indefinite) Additional.
    I want more soup.

UsageEdit

  • (larger amount) This usage of more compares two or more things. It always refers to the greater part of the group.

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AdverbEdit

Positive
none

Comparative
more

Superlative
most

  1. Having a larger amount of a characteristic in a group.
    Pat is more intelligent than Terry.

UsageEdit

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).

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