more and more

adverb

Definition of more and more

: to a progressively increasing extent

Examples of more and more in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But as the virus proved more and more difficult to control, with many nations enduring successive waves of infection, economists scrambled to revise their forecasts. Catarina Saraiva, Bloomberg.com, "The Shape of the Recovery May End Up Coming From Another Alphabet," 23 Dec. 2020 Just putting ourselves in a situation where life will be more and more difficult. Cnn Staff; Story By Tom Page, CNN, "Bertrand Piccard: The explorer who wants to clean up the skies, and the rest of the planet," 2 Oct. 2020 But our division is going to be more and more difficult. Star Tribune, "Twins run into a familiar end to an unfamiliar season," 30 Sep. 2020 Authorities are arresting more and more people involved in last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol. Ryan W. Miller, USA TODAY, "Live updates: US on high alert ahead of Inauguration Day as states activate National Guards at their Capitols," 15 Jan. 2021 More and more people are moving to Georgia every day, more and more people are turning 18 every day, becoming U.S. citizens every day. Natalie Gontcharova, refinery29.com, "“Georgia Is The Future”: Meet The Women Working To Flip The Senate Blue," 28 Dec. 2020 Noticing more and more people cooking at home, many for the first time, James Beard Award winning Executive Chef Sarah Stegner set up a hotline in April to personally respond to cooking questions. Veronica Hinke, chicagotribune.com, "Instead of a list of best meals, this year we’re celebrating how suburban Chicago restaurants got creative amid COVID-19 restrictions," 16 Dec. 2020 At his church's food pantry, demand fell after Congress passed the massive aid bill months ago, but now more and more people are showing up for bags of groceries. Bruce Schreiner And Piper Hudspeth Blackburn, Star Tribune, "Hardships mount in Kentucky as COVID-19 relief talks drag on," 3 Dec. 2020 Sales of this water-spouting product increased in the spring, as more and more people considered the prospect of a wipe-free future. Rebecca Deczynski, Health.com, "This Bidet Attachment Is the Key to a More Hygienic Bathroom Visit–and It’s 15% Off for Cyber Monday," 30 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of more and more

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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16 Feb 2021

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“More and more.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/more%20and%20more. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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