most

Definitions of most
  1. adjective
    (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”
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    Antonyms:
    fewest
    (superlative of `few' used with count nouns and usually preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the smallest in number
  2. 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 money he could”
    “what attracts the most attention?”
    “made the most of a bad deal”
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    Antonyms:
    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
  3. adverb
    used to form the superlative
    “the king cobra is the most dangerous snake”
    synonyms: to the highest degree
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    Antonyms:
    least, to the lowest degree
    used to form the superlative
  4. adverb
    very
    “a most welcome relief”
  5. adverb
    (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
    most everyone agrees”
    synonyms: about, almost, near, nearly, nigh, virtually, well-nigh
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