Definition of Most

1. Adjective. (superlative of 'many' used with count nouns and often preceded by 'the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number. "Most fishes have fins"

Language type: Superlative
Antonyms: Fewest

2. Adverb. Used to form the superlative. "The king cobra is the most dangerous snake"
Exact synonyms: To The Highest Degree
Antonyms: Least

3. Adjective. 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 of a bad deal"
Language type: Superlative
Antonyms: Least

4. Adverb. Very. "A most welcome relief"
Language type: Intensifier, Intensive

5. Adverb. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but. "Most everyone agrees"

Definition of Most

1. a. Consisting of the greatest number or quantity; greater in number or quantity than all the rest; nearly all.

2. adv. In the greatest or highest degree.

Definition of Most

1. Determiner. Superlative form of much. ¹

2. Adverb. Superlative form of many. ¹

3. Adverb. Superlative form of much. ¹

4. Adverb. (non-gloss definition (With a definite article) Forms the superlative of many adjectives.) ¹

5. Adverb. To a great extent or degree; highly; very. ¹

6. Noun. The greatest amount. ¹

7. Noun. A record-setting amount. ¹

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Definition of Most

1. the greatest amount [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Most

mossy-cup oak
mossy cell
mossy fibres
mossy foot
mossy saxifrage
mossycup oak
most (current term)
most Rikki-Tik
most certainly
most especially
most evil
most importantly
most likely to succeed
most muscular
most musculars
most of all
most recently
most significant bit

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