Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. To a greater degree.
  • adv. Further, longer.
  • adj. Greater in amount, quantity, or number (of discrete objects, as opposed to more, which was applied to subtances)
  • n. moment
  • n. a homosexual
  • abbr. month

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abbreviation for modus operandi, manner of operating; -- often used to refer to the method an habitual criminal uses to perpetrate his crime.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • More.
  • In chem., the symbol for molybdenum.
  • An abbreviation of month.
  • n. An abbreviation
  • n. of Missouri;
  • n. of Monday.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an indefinitely short time
  • n. a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
  • n. a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel

Etymologies

From Middle English, from Old English , from Proto-Germanic *maiz, from a comparative form of Proto-Indo-European *mə-. Cognate with Swedish mer, Danish mer; and with Irish , Albanian . See also more, most. (Wiktionary)
Abbreviation of month. (Wiktionary)
Shortening of moment. (Wiktionary)
Shortening of homo, itself a short form of homosexual. (Wiktionary)

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  • Maureen.

    October 4, 2008

  • Money order, Medical Officer, Modus operandi, fictional robot character in film WALL-E, month, Missouri, Magneto Optical, and Chinese ink cake.

    October 4, 2008

  • Short for moustache.

    August 29, 2008

  • Mo. Chemical element symbol for Molybdenum.

    December 16, 2007