- There's More to Life Than This
- I Need More.
What do you think about the word "more" in these two sentences ? 1 look like noun and 2 adverb to me.
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In both, more is employed as a pronoun.
It cannot be an adverb in 2, because that would leave need without its obligatory Direct Object. More has to be a pronoun.
Pronoun is the category assigned in traditional grammars. A modernist approach treats more as a determinative quantifier like some, all, many and understands the uses here as fused determiners: that is, the word "fuses" with the noun it modifies:
I need more (something) → I need more.