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Adverb: most  mowst
  1. Used to form the superlative, greatest in size or degree
    "the king cobra is the most dangerous snake";
    - to the highest degree
  2. Very
    "a most welcome relief"
  3. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
    "most everyone agrees";
    - about, almost, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh, all but
Adjective: most  mowst
  1. (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"
  2. The superlative of 'much' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by 'the'; a quantifier meaning the greatest in amount, extent or degree
    "made the most money he could"; "what attracts the most attention?"; "made the most of a bad deal"
Noun: most  mowst
  1. The property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    - majority, bulk, lion's share [informal]

Derived forms: mosts

See also: major

Type of: figure, number

Antonym: fewest, least

Encyclopedia: Most, Khovd