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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Much \Much\ (m[u^]ch), a. [Compar. & superl. wanting, but
     supplied by More (m[=o]r), and Most (m[=o]st), from
     another root.] [OE. moche, muche, miche, prob. the same as
     mochel, muchel, michel, mikel, fr. AS. micel, mycel; cf. Gr.
     me`gas, fem. mega`lh, great, and Icel. mj["o]k, adv., much.
     [root]103. See Mickle.]
     1. Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has
        fallen; much time.
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              Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and
              shalt gather but little in.           --Deut.
                                                    xxviii. 38.
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     2. Many in number. [Archaic]
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              Edom came out against him with much people. --Num.
                                                    xx. 20.
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     3. High in rank or position. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  More \More\ (m[=o]r), n. [AS. m[=o]r. See Moor a waste.]
     A hill. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  More \More\, n. [AS. more, moru; akin to G. m["o]hre carrot,
     OHG. moraha, morha.]
     A root. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  More \More\, a., compar. [Positive wanting; superl. Most
     (m[=o]st).] [OE. more, mare, and (orig. neut. and adv.) mo,
     ma, AS. m[=a]ra, and (as neut. and adv.) m[=a]; akin to D.
     meer, OS. m[=e]r, G. mehr, OHG. m[=e]ro, m[=e]r, Icel. meiri,
     meirr, Dan. meere, meer, Sw. mera, mer, Goth. maiza, a.,
     mais, adv., and perh. to L. major greater, compar. of magnus
     great, and magis, adv., more. [root]103. Cf. Most, uch,
     Major.]
     1. Greater; superior; increased; as:
        (a) Greater in quality, amount, degree, quality, and the
            like; with the singular.
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                  He gat more money.                --Chaucer.
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                  If we procure not to ourselves more woe.
                                                    --Milton.
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     Note: More, in this sense, was formerly used in connection
           with some other qualifying word, -- a, the, this,
           their, etc., -- which now requires the substitution of
           greater, further, or the like, for more.
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                 Whilst sisters nine, which dwell on Parnasse
                 height,
                 Do make them music for their more delight.
                                                    --Spenser.
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                 The more part knew not wherefore they were come
                 together.                          --Acts xix.
                                                    32.
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                 Wrong not that wrong with a more contempt.
                                                    --Shak.
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        (b) Greater in number; exceeding in numbers; -- with the
            plural.
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                  The people of the children of Israel are more
                  and mightier than we.             --Ex. i. 9.
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     2. Additional; other; as, he wept because there were no more
        worlds to conquer.
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              With open arms received one poet more. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  More \More\, n.
     1. A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds
        or surpasses in any way what it is compared with.
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              And the children of Israel did so, and gathered,
              some more, some less.                 --Ex. xvi. 17.
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     2. That which is in addition; something other and further; an
        additional or greater amount.
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              They that would have more and more can never have
              enough.                               --L'Estrange.
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              O! That pang where more than madness lies. --Byron.
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     Any more.
        (a) Anything or something additional or further; as, I do
            not need any more.
        (b) Adverbially: Further; beyond a certain time; as, do
            not think any more about it.
  
     No more, not anything more; nothing in addition.
  
     The more and less, the high and low. [Obs.] --Shak. "All
        cried, both less and more." --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  More \More\, adv.
     1. In a greater quantity; in or to a greater extent or
        degree.
        (a) With a verb or participle.
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                  Admiring more
                  The riches of Heaven's pavement.  --Milton.
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        (b) With an adjective or adverb (instead of the suffix
            -er) to form the comparative degree; as, more durable;
            more active; more sweetly.
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                  Happy here, and more happy hereafter. --Bacon.
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     Note: Double comparatives were common among writers of the
           Elizabeth period, and for some time later; as, more
           brighter; more dearer.
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                 The duke of Milan
                 And his more braver daughter.      --Shak.
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     2. In addition; further; besides; again.
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              Yet once more, O ye laurels, and once more,
              Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere,
              I come to pluck your berries harsh and crude.
                                                    --Milton.
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     More and more, with continual increase. "Amon trespassed
        more and more." --2 Chron. xxxiii. 23.
  
     The more, to a greater degree; by an added quantity; for a
        reason already specified.
  
     The more -- the more, by how much more -- by so much more.
        "The more he praised it in himself, the more he seems to
        suspect that in very deed it was not in him." --Milton.
  
     To be no more, to have ceased to be; as, Cassius is no
        more; Troy is no more.
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              Those oracles which set the world in flames,
              Nor ceased to burn till kingdoms were no more.
                                                    --Byron.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  More \More\, v. t.
     To make more; to increase. [Obs.] --Gower.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  more
      adv 1: used to form the comparative of some adjectives and
             adverbs; "more interesting"; "more beautiful"; "more
             quickly" [syn: more, to a greater extent] [ant:
             less, to a lesser extent]
      2: comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent; "he works
         more now"; "they eat more than they should" [ant: less]
      adj 1: (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" [syn: more(a), more than] [ant: less(a)]
      2: (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" [ant: fewer]
      n 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 [syn:
           More, Thomas More, Sir Thomas More]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  82 Moby Thesaurus words for "more":
     a certain number, a few, above, accessory, added, additional,
     additionally, again, all included, along, also, altogether,
     among other things, ancillary, and all, and also, and so, another,
     as well, au reste, auxiliary, beside, besides, better, beyond,
     certain, collateral, composite, contributory, else, en plus,
     ever more, extra, farther, for lagniappe, fresh, further,
     furthermore, greater and greater, growingly, in addition,
     increasingly, inter alia, into the bargain, item, likewise,
     more and more, more than one, moreover, new, nonuniqueness,
     not singular, numerous, numerousness, on and on, on the side,
     on top of, other, over, plural, pluralism, pluralistic, plurality,
     pluralness, plurative, plus, several, similarly, some, spare,
     supernumerary, supplemental, supplementary, surplus, then,
     therewith, to boot, too, ulterior, variety, various, yet
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  more
  
      The standard Unix pager program.
  
     See also: less.
  
     (2008-09-08)
  

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  MORE, adj.  The comparative degree of too much.
  

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