more and more


Definition of more and more

: to a progressively increasing extent

Examples of more and more in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every day, more and more people are losing their jobs—from crypto companies like Coinbase or real estate groups like Compass or retail platforms like Stitch Fix. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 16 June 2022 Today, however, more and more people are adopting the attitude that work is only one part of a rich, full life. Domini Clark, Forbes, 2 June 2022 For more and more people, getting free stuff from neighbors went from being a quirk, or a fun excuse for a day’s outing, to being a necessary form of mutual aid. New York Times, 3 May 2022 The users and dealers eventually returned, and today doctors at Afghan drug treatment centers say their overwhelmed facilities are receiving more and more meth patients. Washington Post, 2 May 2022 All of that has been evident to the Franciscan Foundation, which has seen the need for various types of assistance grow in more and more patients, Peltier said. Michelle L. Quinn,, 22 Mar. 2022 As more and more people have permanently evolved to a WFH or hybrid work environment, what are some of your design hacks for a productive workspace? Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 8 June 2022 According to the Wall Street Journal, several travel companies are responding to the trend, which has seen more and more people traveling with their pets after bonding with them at home during COVID lockdowns. Chloe Taylor, Fortune, 7 June 2022 As that pressure lessened across the 20th century, more and more people seem to have embraced LGBTQ identities. Laurie Marhoefer, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of more and more

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

28 Jun 2022

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“More and more.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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