adjective, superl. of much or many with more as compar.
adverb, superl. of much with more as compar.
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British Dictionary definitions for at most
- a great majority of; nearly allmost people like eggs
- (as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural)most of them don't know; most of it is finished
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Idioms and Phrases with at most (1 of 2)
Also, at the most or at the outside. At the largest amount, the furthest limit; also, in the most extreme case. For example, She'll be finished in two weeks at the most, or It'll take two weeks at the outside, or At most the chef uses a tiny bit of pepper. The terms with most date from the 1300s; at the outside from the mid-1800s. Also see at best.
Idioms and Phrases with at most (2 of 2)
see at most; for the most part; make the most of.