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

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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 Time passes differently outside of Earth, and moreover any time spent in space is time not spent at home with other humans. Christian Holub,, "Eva Green discusses her 'empowering' mother-daughter astronaut movie Proxima," 6 Nov. 2020 The president and his team, moreover, spent the weeks before the election flexing, particularly after Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, "The Trump Campaign’s Farcical Attempt to Steal an Election," 5 Nov. 2020 Only six relievers, moreover, have ever received a qualifying offer. Matt Kawahara,, "A’s opt not to make qualifying offers to Marcus Semien, Liam Hendriks," 1 Nov. 2020 On President Trump’s inauguration day in January 2017, moreover, the Girl Scouts retweeted Hillary Clinton, thanking her for continuing to lead. Erin Hawley, National Review, "Even the Girl Scouts Abandon Justice Barrett," 29 Oct. 2020 This duty, moreover, is a duty to vote with care—with at least a minimal knowledge of the issues at stake and the ideological dispositions of the candidates—and some impartiality. Win Mccormack, The New Republic, "Yes, You Have a Duty to Vote," 22 Oct. 2020 Evidence is mounting, moreover, that far from being harmful, this exposure is actually important for the development of the child’s immune system. The Economist, "How to arm Caesarean babies with the gut bacteria they need," 17 Oct. 2020 As a consequence, those drugs must be shipped and stored frozen, and Pfizer’s version, moreover, must be kept at minus 94 degrees Fahrenheit, which is colder than standard freezers. Sarah Elizabeth Richards, National Geographic, "Who will get the vaccine first? Here's where you might land in line.," 14 Oct. 2020 The superhero genre, moreover, regularly indulges in what-if and alternate-reality scenarios, which makes this a more natural fit than most recent forays into interactivity. Brian Lowry, CNN, "'Batman: Death in the Family' lets viewers decide Robin's interactive fate," 13 Oct. 2020

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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 1 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of moreover

somewhat formal : in addition to what has been said


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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