more

When you want more of something, you don't have enough. This is a comparative word that has to do with addition. It's also the opposite of "less."

When you like something, it's hard not to want more of it. Most people want more money and friends. If you favorite TV show was canceled, you wish there were more episodes. If you're full and someone offers more cake, you could say "No! I can't take any more!" When you see the word more, something is getting greater in size, number, or quality. People who are greedy are constantly screaming "More!"

Definitions of more
  1. adjective
    (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more land”
    more support”
    more rain fell”
    more than a gallon”
    synonyms: more than
    much
    (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
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    Antonyms:
    less
    (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    little, slight
    (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some
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  2. adjective
    (comparative of `many' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning greater in number
    “a hall with more seats”
    “we have no more bananas”
    more than one”
    Synonyms:
    many
    a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    more than
    (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
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    Antonyms:
    fewer
    (comparative of `few' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of
    few
    a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
    less
    (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
    less
    (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer
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  3. adverb
    comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent
    “he works more now”
    “they eat more than they should”
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    Antonyms:
    less
    comparative of little
  4. adverb
    used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs
    more interesting”
    more beautiful”
    more quickly”
    synonyms: to a greater extent
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    Antonyms:
    less, to a lesser extent
    used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs
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