- (degree) Progressively more.
- Oil is getting more and more expensive.
- He started calling more and more frequently.
- (manner) In a manner that progressively increases.
- The wound hurt more and more as we walked on.
- (modal) Indicates that the statement is becoming progressively more true.
- More and more, children are among the first to take up new technologies.
- The degree adverb sense is often an ellipsis of an instance of the more general phenomenon of reduplication of the comparative form of adjectives or adverbs (eg, "hotter and hotter").
- Increasingly more; a growing number of; a growing quantity of.
- There are more and more people who keep pets these days.