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EN[məʊst] [moʊst] [-əʊst]
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  • Most may refer to:

    Definition of most in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmostsSUF-most
    1. NU The greatest amount.
      1. The most I can offer for the house is $150,000.
    2. NC A record-setting amount.
    3. Adverb
      1. Superlative form of many.
        1. Most bakers and dairy farmers have to get up early. ‎
      2. Superlative form of much.
        1. Most of the world's water is salty. ‎
      3. (With a definite article) Forms the superlative of many adjectives.
        1. This is the most important example. ‎
      4. To a great extent or degree; highly; very.
        1. This is a most unusual specimen. ‎
    4. Determiner
      1. Superlative form of much.
        1. Most people like chocolate.
        2. Most simply choose to ignore it.
        3. Most want the best for their children.
      2. Superlative form of many.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • His physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.
          • But where's the use of invoking the Muses, when they are provoked by droppings of inspiration from a stone, in which the measure and the meaning are most happily profundified?
          • The two most prominent modules of the mammalian cranium are the neurocranium (i.e., the cerebral capsule or neurobasicranial complex) and the splanchnocranium (i.e., the face) [5 –7 ].
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Most often, this happens pericentrally, but the lipid deposition can also occur in the periportal zone, see [104 ] and the references therein.
          • Most holidaymakers are 2-weekers, but a couple are 3-weekers.
          • Most who have argued for evaluativism have been interested in establishing skepticism, and have assumed that evaluativism implied skepticism.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Our targeted interventions are aimed at the students who need help the most.
          • There weren't so many people at the concert - 40 at most.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adverbs
          • Degree adverbs
            • Uncomparable adverbs
            • Determiners
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Uncountable nouns
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                Meaning of most for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "most" is an adverb, more specifically, a degree adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a determiner. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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