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  1. mostadverb

    fewest, least

  2. mostnoun

    least, fewest

  3. mostadverb

    Superlative form of much.

    least, fewest

  4. mostadverb

    This is a most unusual specimen.

    least, fewest

Princeton's WordNet

  1. most(a)adjective

    (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"

    to the lowest degree, least

  2. most(a)adverb

    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?"; "made the most of a bad deal"

    least, to the lowest degree

  3. most, to the highest degreeadverb

    used to form the superlative

    "the king cobra is the most dangerous snake"

    nigh, well-nigh, virtually, about, nearly, almost, near, to the highest degree

    least, to the lowest degree

  4. mostadverb


    "a most welcome relief"

    nigh, well-nigh, virtually, about, nearly, almost, near, to the highest degree

    least, to the lowest degree

  5. about, almost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nighadverb

    (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but

    "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"

    well-nigh, virtually, closely, or so, intimately, roughly, just about, some, nigh, about, nearly, more or less, almost, close, near, approximately, around, to the highest degree, close to

    to the lowest degree, least

Editors Contribution

  1. the bulk of

    many members of a set but not all of them; more than half.

    Submitted by acronimous on May 18, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mostadjective

    greatest number of

  2. mostadjective

    in the greatest degree

  3. mostnoun

    greatest part, greatest number

  4. mostnoun


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mostnoun


Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. MOST

    Multicentre Osteoarthritis STudy``

  2. MOST

    Manual organ stimulation technique, see there

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  1. John Milton:

    Accuse not nature, she hath done her partDo thou but thine, and be not diffidentOf wisdom, she deserts thee not, if thouDismiss not her, when most thou needest her nigh,By attributing overmuch to thingsLess excellent, as thou thyself perceivest.

  2. Masahiko Sato:

    The most painful thing is when someone says 'I am pitiable'. I am not pitiable. There are inconveniences, but I am not unhappy.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    The most burning question. What will you be remembered for after your demise? Will you be remembered for good or bad, peace or war, stinginess or generosity?

  4. Hiroki Okada:

    Many guests visit the restaurant every day and there are more and more returned customers, most visit to satisy their curiosity -- they want to know what feces taste like. Some use it as a penalty game. Many customers return because they enjoy seeing other guests' reaction.

  5. Westfield High School:

    Thankfully most of the injuries seem to be minor.

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  • ال, جدًا, معظمArabic
  • найбо́льшBelarusian
  • nejvíce, většinaCzech
  • -ste, -ster, am ...-sten, die [[meisten]]German
  • plejEsperanto
  • más, la [[mayoría]] deSpanish
  • enamikEstonian
  • todella, useimmat, tosi, eniten, erittäin, äärimmäisenFinnish
  • extrêmement, la [[plupart]] de, très, le plusFrench
  • הכי, רובHebrew
  • सबसे, सब से, सर्वाधिकHindi
  • legtöbbHungarian
  • մեծամասնություն, ամենա-, -գույն, ամենաշատ, շատArmenian
  • la [[maggioranza]] di, di [[più]]Italian
  • 大部分, 最も, 最, 一番たくさん, 一番Japanese
  • უმეტესი, უმეტესობაGeorgian
  • 가장, 가장 많은, 제일, ok, 최, 最, 第一Korean
  • زۆربه‌Kurdish
  • plurimus, -issime, plurimum, plurimeLatin
  • ທີ່ສຸດLao
  • flest, mestNorwegian
  • meesteDutch
  • mest, flestNorwegian Nynorsk
  • meget, veldig, høystNorwegian
  • większośćPolish
  • maioria, muito, extremamente, -íssimoPortuguese
  • наибо́лее, бо́льше всего́, са́мый, пре-, -е́йший, большинство, -а́йший, наи-Russian
  • večina, nàjboljSlovene
  • flest, flertal, mest, högstSwedish
  • ที่สุดThai
  • çoğuTurkish
  • найбільшеUkrainian
  • سب سےUrdu
  • 最, tối, nhấtVietnamese

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. mesmerized
    • B. disenchanted
    • C. fascinated
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