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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 most abundant groups of invertebrates involved in decomposition in flooded rice fields are oligochaetes, like Enchytraeidae or Tubificidae, chironomid larvae, nematodes and microcrustaceans.
          • Among sesquiterpenes, the most abundant compounds are longifolene and caryophyllene, and the sum of them reaches up to 82% of sesquiterpenes.
          • The fundamental types used to express the simplest and most essential chemical relations are hydrochloric acid, water, ammonia, and methane.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Most of the employers and employees in the study were coethnics.
          • Most tourists in Mallorca come from England.   My girlfriend comes from Sweden, but is black because her parents are Swedish. ‎
          • Most of the time I take care of other people, and when I get into topspace I just like to be selfish and "cruel".
        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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