Definition of At most

1. Adverb. Not more than. "Spend at most $20 on the lunch"

Exact synonyms: At The Most
Antonyms: At Least, At The Least

Definition of At most

1. Adverb. At the most; at a maximum or upper limit. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of At Most

at issue(a)
at knifepoint
at large
at large(ip)
at large(p)
at last
at latter Lammas
at least
at leisure
at leisure(p)
at length
at liberty(p)
at loggerheads
at long last
at loose ends
at most (current term)
at night
at no time
at odds
at odds(p)
at once
at one
at one's fingertips
at one time
at one with
at pains
at peace
at peace(p)
at peace with
at present

Literary usage of At most

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"That Congress had debased the coinage one sixteenth would not establish the right to further debase it; would, at most, indicate that the power to regulate ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"Commodious barracks have already been erected at most of these posts, with such works as were necessary for their defence. Progress has also been made in ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"... and Chester, and at most of these places, as at Colchester, there are the remains of a castle with Roman masonry, In the course of ages, no doubt, ..."

4. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa ( Gray, Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1908)
"Petals yellow (at most mottled or striped with red, purple, or black) b. ... Herbs, at most slightly ..."

5. Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript by William Bradford, Massachusetts General Court, Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of State (1899)
"... or at most for 2. or 3. years ; ours perpetuall. 4. Our elders doe administer their office in admonitions & excommunications for publick scandals, ..."

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