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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
          • I neologize most frequently in my writing when it comes to adverbs.
          • THIS has big savings on top brands of whitegoods, televisions, vacuum cleaners and most major appliances.
          • Potholes or sloughs formed by a glacier’s retreat from the central plains of North America, are now known to be some of the world’s most productive ecosystems.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Most macrominerals and trace elements also increased.
          • Most tiger moths have broad, striped (hence the name) or spotted wings.
          • Most of the class was at sea after the first week. ‎
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • There weren't so many people at the concert - 40 at most.
          • Our targeted interventions are aimed at the students who need help the 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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