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.
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 mighter 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.