Definition of smallest in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFsmallCOMsmallerSUF-est
    1. superlative form of small: most small.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Alpine meadows, primarily composed of Sichuan kobresia (Kobresia setchwanensis) made up a smaller proportion of the tree-line mosaic.
        • While I found wonderfully soft and untracked snow near the top, I ended up surprised by the firmer stuff in the chutes near the bottom, where small slides had sluffed away the soft, top layer.
        • He works out of a small office shared with three others.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Smaller flowers such as chionodoxa are better under shrubs where they can create great pools of blue.
        • Small cell signaling molecules like astakines play a role in hemocyte proliferation [68 ,69 ].
        • Small beekeepers may wish to team up with other beekeepers in their area and cooperative extracting rooms may be the practical answer in many districts even ...
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • I was hoping that, by volunteering at this refuge, I could make a difference, however small.
        • She had to chew up the food for him because his teeth are too small.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Adjective forms
          • Adjective superlative forms
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      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of smallest for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "smallest" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form.
      Difficultness: Level 2
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      Definiteness: Level 1
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