Pronunciation: mōst
a.1.Consisting of the greatest number or quantity; greater in number or quantity than all the rest; nearly all.
The cities wherein most of his mighty works were done.
- Matt. xi. 20.
2.Greatest in degree; as, he has the most need of it.
3.Highest in rank; greatest.
For the most part
in reference to the larger part of a thing, or to the majority of the persons, instances, or things referred to; as, human beings, for the most part, are superstitious; the view, for the most part, was pleasing.
Most an end
generally. See An end, under End, n.
- Massinger.
adv.1.In the greatest or highest degree.
Adj.1.most - (superlative of `many' used with count nouns and often preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number; "who has the most apples?"; "most people like eggs"; "most fishes have fins"
fewest - (superlative of `few' used with count nouns and usually preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the smallest in number; "the fewest birds in recent memory"
2.most - the superlative of `much' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the'; a quantifier meaning the greatest in amount or extent or degree; "made the most money he could"; "what attracts the most attention?"; "made the most of a bad deal"
least - the superlative of `little' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the'; a quantifier meaning smallest in amount or extent or degree; "didn't care the least bit"; "he has the least talent of anyone"
Adv.1.most - used to form the superlative; "the king cobra is the most dangerous snake"
least, to the lowest degree - used to form the superlative; "The garter snake is the least dangerous snake"
2.most - very; "a most welcome relief"
3.most - (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for `almost'; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"
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