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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
          • "The main message is that it's the interface between individuals and society that causes students who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual the most distress," said study first author Yue Zhao.
          • The Americans are among the most generous tippers in the world.
          • It was unwieldy, included a fatal bombing at Centennial Olympic Park and is largely considered the most overcommercialized Olympics in the history of the modern Games.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Most speedboarders wear helmets, knee and elbow pads, and occasionally all-in-one aerodynamic suits, to protect themselves.
          • Most languages have names for the colours black, white, red, and green. ‎
          • Most of the employers and employees in the study were coethnics.
        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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                5. en mostness
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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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