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adverb more·over \mȯr-ˈō-vər, ˈmȯr-ˌ\

Definition of moreover

  1. :  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

First Known Use of moreover

14th century


MOREOVER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of moreover for English Language Learners

  • : in addition to what has been said


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adverb more·over \mȯr-ˈō-vər\

Definition of moreover for Students

  1. :  in addition to what has been said :  besides



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