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  1.   of actions or states slightly short of or not quite accomplished near' is sometimes used informally for nearly' and most' is sometimes used informally for almost' the job is just about done the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded we're almost finished the car all but ran her down he nearly fainted talked for nigh onto 2 hours the recording is well nigh perfect virtually all the parties signed the contract I was near exhausted by the run most everyone agrees
  2.   intensifier very a most welcome relief
  3.   used to form the superlative the king cobra is the most dangerous snake
  4.   superlative of many' used with count nouns often preceded by the' quantifier meaning the greatest in number who has the most apples most people like eggs most fishes have fins
  5.   superlative of much' used with mass nouns usually preceded by the' quantifier meaning the greatest in amount or extent or degree used with mass nouns usually follows the' made the most money he could what attracts the most attention made the most of a bad deal
  6.   the superlative of much' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by the' a quantifier meaning the greatest in amount or extent or degree made the most money he could what attracts the most attention
  7.   superlative of many' used with count nouns and often preceded by the' quantifier meaning the greatest in number who has the most apples most people like eggs most fishes have fins
  8.   very a most welcome relief
  9.   Consisting of the greatest number or quantity greater in number or quantity than all the rest nearly all
  10.   Greatest in degree as he has the most need of it
  11.   Highest in rank greatest
  12.   In the greatest or highest degree
  13.   Superlative of more greatest in number quantity or degree
  14.   The greatest number part quality or value
  15.   In the highest degree
  16.   superl of MORE Greatest excelling in number
  17.   The greatest number or quantity
  18.   MOSTLY
  19.   Greatest in number or quantity
  20.   Consisting of the greatest number amount or quantity greatest
  21.   Greatest in quality degree amount or number
  22.   The greatest number or amount At the most at the utmost extent at furthest
  23.   Superl degree of much consisting of the greatest number or quantity
  24.   The greatest number part or quantity the utmost value or extent when used as a noun the noun is usually understood
  25.   In the greatest or highest degree for the greatest part at most or at the most within the furthest limits the utmost extent to make the most of to derive the greatest benefit or advantage from

Quotes of most

  1. Living in this manner also gave them the opportunity to locate targets and develop methods of attack that would make the most impact on the population infrastructure and governments of these areas – Jo Bonner
  2. As with most liberal sexual ideas what makes the world a better place for men invariably makes it a duller and more dangerous place for women – Julie Burchill
  3. Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer – William S. Burroughs
  4. I have one of the most beautiful places in the world in Orange County That's a great place to live – Thomas Dooley
  5. Well even before she was diagnosed with the cancer I would have said that she was a lot tougher than me and most guys would probably say that about their wives and it's probably true in most cases – Brett Favre
  6. He's the most incredible man He's so generous and kind and he helps so many people and um he makes me laugh like I've never laughed and he's a great friend – Katie Holmes
  7. In general it can be said that a nation's art is greatest when it most reflects the character of its people – Edward Hopper
  8. Yeah I'm a thrill seeker but crikey education's the most important thing – Steve Irwin
  9. What we have most to fear is failure of the heart – Sonia Johnson
  10. The most important thing I learned as a foreign correspondent in about 80 countries is that it takes a very shallow knowledge of history to think that there are solutions to most problems – Robert D. Kaplan
  11. The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most – Theodore Parker
  12. The unphilosophical majority among men are the ones most helplessly dependent on their era's dominant ideas – Leonard Peikoff
  13. During these two and a half years that have followed the war the most urgent problem we have encountered was to activate the public enterprises to bring them up to the level that international markets demand and we are just now getting them prepared for privatization – Ibrahim Rugova
  14. Music remains the most strange of the materials because we don't understand what happens when music moves you – Michael Tippett
  15. Another symptom of progress toward the Singularity ideas themselves should spread ever faster and even the most radical will quickly become commonplace – Vernor Vinge

Usage examples for most

  1. This was most strange – The Book of One Syllable by Esther Bakewell
  2. I'm the most unfort'nit' crittur ” – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  3. Most of all she could not tell him now – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  4. Most of the boys who come here know where it is ” – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  5. “ I do think they are the most beautiful things – The Dragon's Secret by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  6. Still she thought when the men come back I suppose most of the women will have to go – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  7. After all it's the water I'm most afraid of – The Auto Boys' Mystery by James A. Braden
  8. It is most unmaidenly – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  9. “ He's the one who wants it most – Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah
  10. This is one of the most difficult questions to answer – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  11. We know most of the story and we can guess the rest – The Wailing Octopus by Harold Leland Goodwin
  12. Most certainly not the Duke of Hereward ” – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  13. Where do most people come from – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  14. “ I did and oh it is the worst the most awful thing I've done in all my life I know it I know it – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  15. And when he was making love too the most serious thing Barbara that anybody can do – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  16. They are rare most rare – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  17. And you have been most kind – The Beggar Man by Ruby Mildred Ayres
  18. You know most people like me – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. My lads this man's done you all a bad turn but most of all to me – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  20. The most important thing of all father – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden

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