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With one I am just one, or more
With two I am no more, or one and more
With three I am just one, no more
With four I am just one, or more, or one of more I'm sure
With five I am just one, or more, and ultimately either or
With six I am just one, or more, and one or more before

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I think you are

united

With one I am just one, or more

u $\rightarrow$ "you" can refer to one person or multiple people.

With two I am no more, or one and more

un is a prefix that means a lack or reversal of something. It also means "a" in Spanish, which refers to a single thing or can refer to a larger set of things like "a group of people". Additionally this represents the UN (United Nations) which is plural.

With three I am just one, no more

uni is a prefix meaning consisting of one.

With four I am just one, or more, or one of more I'm sure

unit is a single thing or a part consisting of many things or one of many constituent parts.

With five I am just one, or more, and ultimately either or

unite is to combine multiple parts into one. The action can be done by one (“the company will unite with its competitors”) or many (“the companies will unite into one”).

With six I am just one, or more, and one or more before

united - the same as the previous line, but since it is "before", it is past tense.

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  • $\begingroup$ for the "with two" result, it makes sense when looking at its meaning in French $\endgroup$
    – Green
    Apr 24, 2018 at 23:56
  • $\begingroup$ Oh yes, you got the original for the full 100% right! There's one more "group abbreviation" I tried to include with my edit for line 2. $\endgroup$
    – OnlyF
    Apr 25, 2018 at 3:48
  • $\begingroup$ Added. I had that at first but changed my mind. It's there now. $\endgroup$
    – tyobrien
    Apr 25, 2018 at 3:51
  • $\begingroup$ That's the one, almost forgot but the title is a hint too, for the difference between "things" and "people" for line 5 and 6. $\endgroup$
    – OnlyF
    Apr 25, 2018 at 4:22
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Are you

1 (binary one padded with zeros in front depending on length)

With one I am just one, or more

01 - with one 0 = 1 or more if we add more 1s at the end

With two I am no more, or one and more

001 still = 1 and more if we add more 1s like above

With three I am just one, no more

0001 = 1

With four I am just one, or more, or one of more I'm sure

00001 same as above

With five I am just one, or more, and ultimately either or

000001 same as above

With six I am just one, or more, and one or more before

0000001 same as above

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    $\begingroup$ Er...could you please explain how it works? $\endgroup$
    – NL628
    Apr 22, 2018 at 18:15
  • $\begingroup$ Because I'm pretty sure you have a good idea, but like my slow brain isn't catching up to the 3rd, 4th, or 5th lines... $\endgroup$
    – NL628
    Apr 22, 2018 at 20:08
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    $\begingroup$ I'm not home for the moment, I'll expand my answer when I get home, it's hard to elaborate on a cracked screen cellphone. $\endgroup$
    – PmanAce
    Apr 22, 2018 at 21:09
  • $\begingroup$ +1 from me for the answer (which makes it more..), I like your thinking but not the answer for sure, it is a word I'm looking for. $\endgroup$
    – OnlyF
    Apr 23, 2018 at 13:33
  • $\begingroup$ "One" is a word hehe ;) $\endgroup$
    – PmanAce
    Apr 23, 2018 at 13:34

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