: in addition to what has been said : besides
Moreover, this brew appears to kill insects faster than either of its ingredients does alone.Tina Adler

Examples of moreover in a Sentence

The cameras will deter potential criminals. Moreover, they will help police a great deal when a crime actually is committed. swimming alone is against the rules and, moreover, it's dangerous
Recent Examples on the Web To achieve lasting results, moreover, a long war cannot rely exclusively on force. Assaf Orion, Foreign Affairs, 3 Nov. 2023 Growth of children’s IP business represents, moreover, a diversification of income, Studiocanal noted. John Hopewell, Variety, 13 Oct. 2023 All of this, moreover, has provided a desperate client base for a burgeoning, cynical, and highly profitable international industry: people trafficking. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, 28 Sep. 2023 The discursive shifts those movements brought about have manifested themselves in actual policy; those and other protest movements have moreover trained and elevated a generation of progressive leaders who have made an impact as both activists and practitioners of formal politics. Osita Nwanevu, The New Republic, 20 Sep. 2023 The virtual session, moreover, can be delivered at any lower cost, according to a large new study conducted in the U.K. Online therapy has become more and more prevalent since the COVID pandemic, when lockdowns forced lots of therapists online. Stephanie Pappas, Scientific American, 31 Aug. 2023 Russia’s military factories, moreover, have long been inefficient and rife with corruption, problems that the Kremlin and the MoD are struggling to address. Karolina Hird, Time, 3 Aug. 2023 The published paper, moreover, made clear that the state of SARS-CoV-2 research was in its infancy. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 11 July 2023 Today’s Teamster leadership, moreover, won their seats by promising specifically to take a hard line with UPS. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 21 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moreover was in the 14th century

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“Moreover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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more·​over mōr-ˈō-vər How to pronounce moreover (audio) mȯr- How to pronounce moreover (audio)
: in addition to what has been said : besides

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