Bedeutung von “least” im Essential American English Dictionary


adverb us /list/

B1 less than anyone or anything else:

Which car costs least?
I chose the least expensive restaurant.
at least

A2 as much as, or more than, a number or amount:

You’ll have to wait at least an hour.
at least

B1 something that you say when you are telling someone about a good thing in a bad situation:

It’s a small house but at least there’s a garden.
at least

B1 even if nothing else happens or is true:

If you can’t manage to clean the whole house, at least make sure the kitchen is clean.
at least

used to reduce the effect of a statement:

I’ve met the President – at least, he shook my hand once.
not in the least

not at all:

I don’t mind staying at home, not in the least.

(Definition von “least adverb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)