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most meaning

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  • Most may refer to:
  • 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
          • It's that perfect fairy tale x-fic that everyone secretly loves. That, and no squickage whatsoever, which is why I dislike most anachronistic fics. :)
          • The teen-aged boy boasted that he was going to get laid by the homecoming queen, because she was the most beautiful girl he'd ever seen.
          • It is described as a prodrug since most of its antiestrogen effects are exerted through its hydroxylated metabolites 4-OH-tamoxifen and endoxifen.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Most would be completed during the “off time” of our year, i.e., when there was minimum usage by tourists.
          • Most all-female units are halfway houses, where women are sent posthospitalization.
          • Most of us didn't plan to be designers; we just fell into the job.
        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.

      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.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adverbs
          • Degree adverbs
            • Uncomparable adverbs
            • Determiners
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Uncountable nouns
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