moreover

adverb more·over \ mȯr-ˈō-vər , ˈmȯr-ˌ \
Updated on: 4 Dec 2017

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

  1. The cameras will deter potential criminals. Moreover, they will help police a great deal when a crime actually is committed.

  2. swimming alone is against the rules and, moreover, it's dangerous

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First Known Use of moreover

14th century


MOREOVER Defined for English Language Learners

moreover

adverb

Definition of moreover for English Language Learners

  • : in addition to what has been said


MOREOVER Defined for Kids

moreover

adverb more·over \ mȯr-ˈō-vər \

Definition of moreover for Students

: in addition to what has been said : besides


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