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most

most

pronunciation:
most
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
phrases:
for the most part
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: greatest in number, amount, or degree.
This is the most fun I've ever had.
synonyms:
biggest, greatest, largest, utmost
similar words:
best, extreme, farthest, furthest, highest, longest, main, maximum, widest
definition 2: the majority of.
Most birds can fly.
phrase: for the most part
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the greatest number, amount, or degree.
He has most of the money.
similar words:
mass, maximum, peak, utmost
definition 2: the majority of people.
Most do not like the new building on the corner.
similar words:
majority
definition 3: the best.
This is the most you can ask for.
synonyms:
best, finest
similar words:
greatest
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: in the greatest extent or degree.
He was most foolish at the party.
synonyms:
quite, very
similar words:
especially, exceedingly, extremely
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  • mostly:
    for the most part; almost all.