more than

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of more than

: to a great degree : very : extremely
  • Please call me anytime. I'm more than happy to help (out) in any way I can.
often in a clause followed by another clause that gives more information or limits the "more than" clause in some way
  • I am more than happy to help you, but I'd appreciate being asked politely.
  • You are more than welcome to stay for dinner, but we aren't having anything special.

Word by Word Definitions

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


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