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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 need to update my records to take account of the most recent transaction.
          • The most common AE was chromaturia (in 32 subjects), a known effect associated with rifampin treatment [ 14 ].
          • Plasmids with etpA-mapped, non-redundant insertions were digested with PmeI, and re-ligated to remove most of the transprimers.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Most English speakers palatalize the letter t in the word "nature".
          • Most humans escape from the Wolff-Chaikoff effect as intrathyroidal iodide suppresses further iodide uptake via Na/I symporter inhibition [ 46 ].
          • Most canoe aficionados would argue that motorizing a canoe removes the pleasurable aspects of traveling in one.
        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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