have/share more/less in common with

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Definition of have/share more/less in common with

: to be more/less like (something else)
  • The film has more in common with the director's earlier works than with his most recent projects.

Word by Word Definitions

share play
  1. : to partake of, use, experience, occupy, or enjoy with others

  2. : to have in common

  3. : to grant or give a share in

  1. : a portion belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual or group

  2. : one's full or fair portion

  3. : the part allotted or belonging to one of a number owning together property or interest

  1. : plowshare

more play
  1. : greater

  2. : additional, further

  1. : in addition

  2. : moreover

  3. : to a greater or higher degree

  1. : a greater quantity, number, or amount

  2. : something additional : an additional amount

  3. : persons of higher rank

  1. : additional persons or things or a greater amount

less play
  1. : comparative of little:1

  2. : constituting a more limited number or amount

  3. : of lower rank, degree, or importance

  1. : comparative of little:2

  2. : to a lesser extent or degree

  1. : a smaller portion or quantity

  2. : something of less importance

  1. : diminished by : minus

  1. : destitute of : not having

  2. : unable to be acted on or to act (in a specified way)

common play
  1. : of or relating to a community at large : public

  2. : known to the community

  3. : belonging to or shared by two or more individuals or things or by all members of a group

  1. : the common people

  2. : a dining hall

  3. : the political group or estate comprising the commoners


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