more·​over | \ mȯr-ˈō-vər How to pronounce moreover (audio) , ˈmȯr-ˌō- How to pronounce moreover (audio) \

Definition of moreover

: 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 That money, moreover, went directly to Trump himself and was not tied to his political operation, as is typically the case with such fundraisers. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 9 May 2022 The ruling of a posek (decisor of Jewish law) is treated as the final say on the topic, one that allows no room for discussion; moreover, the posek has the final word not only in halachic matters, but also in communal and policy matters as well. Rabbi Avi Weiss, Sun Sentinel, 9 May 2022 Everyone actually looked attractive, but moreover—deeply comfortable? Vogue, 4 May 2022 Biden, moreover, has lost public support; his handling of the economy, in particular rampant inflation, has been a drag on his polling numbers. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 3 May 2022 The Constitution’s bias, moreover, is against treaties. Andrew C. Mccarthy, National Review, 19 Mar. 2022 The second round runoff, moreover, would likely help protect the republic from extremist challengers, who in theory could never command a majority of votes in a two-person contest. Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2022 Koestenbaum not only thinks, but moreover dreams, in Sontag. Design Art B., Longreads, 7 Apr. 2022 One recent survey, moreover, showed that Ukraine was among the most accepting places of Jews among neighboring countries, much more so than Russia. Anthony Constantini, National Review, 6 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of moreover

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Moreover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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more·​over | \ mȯr-ˈō-vər How to pronounce moreover (audio) \

Kids Definition of moreover

: in addition to what has been said : besides

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