adjective, superlative of much or many, with more as comparative.
adverb, superlative of much, with more as comparative.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mostalmost, most
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Turkey has had more than a decade of economic boom, and is now the sixth-most-visited tourist destination in the world.
Since then, Abilify has risen from the fifth-most-prescribed drug to the top of the heap.Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year|Jay Michaelson|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Daughter” was the second-most Googled search term for the Louisiana race, the Washington Examiner reported.Mary Landrieu-Bill Cassidy Louisiana Senate Race Heads to a Runoff|Tim Mak|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most-intact section of this image is the dark, bowl-shaped object.Clues From SpaceShipTwo’s Wreckage: Did the Crew Compartment Fail?|Clive Irving|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most recent numbers place it as the seventh-most unequal among 35 OECD states.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
The top-most bud waits only through the twelve hours of a single day to open.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
Her father had no son living, therefore she was an only child, and the most-sought-after of any maiden in that band.Red Hunters And the Animal People|Charles A. Eastman
The noblest and most-varied scenery in the north-west Himalaya is in the catchment area of the Jhelam.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir|Sir James McCrone Douie
The birds were filling the top-most branches, a gathering of the clans, evidently, for the day's start.Roof and Meadow|Dallas Lore Sharp
British Dictionary definitions for most (1 of 2)
- 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 most
see at most; for the most part; make the most of.