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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Much a. [Compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by More and Most from another root.]
 1. Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time.
    Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in.   --Deut. xxviii. 38.
 2. Many in number. [Archaic]
    Edom came out against him with much people.   --Num. xx. 20.
 3. High in rank or position. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 More n.  A hill. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 More, n.  A root. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 More, a., compar. [Positive wanting; superl. Most ]
 1. Greater; superior; increased; as: (a) Greater in quality, amount, degree, quality, and the like; with the singular.
    He gat more money.   --Chaucer.
    If we procure not to ourselves more woe.   --Milton.
 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.
 Whilst sisters nine, which dwell on Parnasse height,
 Do make them music for their more delight.   --Spenser.
    The more part knew not wherefore they were come together.   --Acts xix. 32.
    Wrong not that wrong with a more contempt.   --Shak.
 (b) Greater in number; exceeding in numbers; -- with the plural.
    The people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we.   --Ex. i. 9.
 2. Additional; other; as, he wept because there were no more worlds to conquer.
    With open arms received one poet more.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 More, n.
 1. A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds or surpasses in any way what it is compared with.
    And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less.   --Ex. xvi. 17.
 2. That which is in addition; something other and further; an additional or greater amount.
    They that would have more and more can never have enough.   --L'Estrange.
    O! That pang where more than madness lies.   --Byron.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 More, adv.
 1. In a greater quantity; in or to a greater extent or degree. (a) With a verb or participle.
 Admiring more
 The riches of Heaven's pavement.   --Milton.
 (b) With an adjective or adverb (instead of the suffix -er) to form the comparative degree; as, more durable; more active; more sweetly.
    Happy here, and more happy hereafter.   --Bacon.
 Note:Double comparatives were common among writers of the Elizabeth period, and for some time later; as, more brighter; more dearer.
 The duke of Milan
 And his more braver daughter.   --Shak.
 2. In addition; further; besides; again.
 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.
 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.
 Those oracles which set the world in flames,
 Nor ceased to burn till kingdoms were no more.   --Byron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 More, v. t. To make more; to increase. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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" [syn: more(a)]
         [ant: fewer]
      3: existing or coming by way of addition; "an additional
         problem"; "further information"; "there will be further
         delays"; "took more time" [syn: additional, further(a),
      n : 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:
           Thomas More, Sir Thomas More]
      adv 1: used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs;
             "more interesting"; "more beautiful"; "more quickly"
             [syn: to a greater extent] [ant: less]
      2: comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent; "he
         works more now"; "they eat more than they should" [ant: less]