moreover

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

more +‎ over

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

moreover (not comparable)

  1. (conjunctive) In addition to what has been said; furthermore; additionally.
    • 1928, E. M. Edghill, Categories, translation of original by Aristotle:
      The characteristics ‘terrestrial’ and ‘two-footed’ are predicated of the species ‘man’, but not present in it. For they are not in man. Moreover, the definition of the differentia may be predicated of that of which the differentia itself is predicated.
    • 1948, W.v.O. Quine, On What There Is:
      A curious thing about the ontological problem is its simplicity. It can be put in three Anglo-Saxon monosyllables: ‘What is there?’ It can be answered, moreover, in a word—‘Everything’—and everyone will accept this answer as true.

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  • moreover” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • moreover” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "moreover" in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.