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Definition 1: English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for more in the sense of this definition

(more is an instance of ...) a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

(more is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 2: (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where more or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • more land
  • more support
  • more rain fell
  • more than a gallon

Synonyms for more in the sense of this definition

(means also ...) (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent

"not much rain" "much affection" "much grain is in storage"

(more is used in the usage domain ...) the comparative form of an adjective or adverb

"`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'" "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'" "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"

Definition 3: (comparative of `many' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning greater in number - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where more or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hall with more seats
  • we have no more bananas
  • more than one

(means also ...) 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

"many temptations" "the temptations are many" "a good many" "a great many" "many directions" "take as many apples as you like" "too many clouds to see" "never saw so many people"

(means also ...) (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"

(more is used in the usage domain ...) the comparative form of an adjective or adverb

"`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'" "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'" "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"

Definition 4: used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where more or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • more interesting
  • more beautiful
  • more quickly

Synonyms for more in the sense of this definition

Definition 5: comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where more or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he works more now
  • they eat more than they should

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