Translation of "most" - English-Spanish dictionary

most

adverb uk /məʊst/
the most important, popular, etc.

A2 used to show that someone or something has the greatest amount of a quality

el más importante, popular, etc.
She’s the most beautiful girl I’ve ever seen.
There are various reasons but this is the most important.

A2 more than anyone or anything else

más
Which subject do you like most?
I liked all the cities but I liked Venice most of all.
determiner, pronoun uk /məʊst/

A2 almost all

la mayoría de
Most people like her.
I don’t eat meat, but I like most types of fish.
She wears jeans most of the time.

A2 the largest amount

más
This one costs the most.
Which of you earns most?
Mike earns the most money of all of us.
make the most of something

to enjoy something as much as you can because it will end soon

sacar el máximo partido de algo
We should make the most of this good weather.
at the most

not more than a particular amount or number

como mucho
The journey will take an hour at the most.

(Translation of “most” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

most

adjective /məust/ (superlative of many, much, often with the)

(the) greatest number or quantity of

más
Which of the students has read the most books?
Reading is what gives me most enjoyment.

the majority or greater part of

la mayoría (de), la mayor parte (de)
Most children like playing games
mostly adverb

to the greatest degree or extent, or for most of the time; mainly

principalmente, en su mayor parte
The air we breathe is mostly nitrogen and oxygen
Mostly I go to the library rather than buy books.
at (the) most

taking the greatest estimate

como máximo
There were fifty people in the audience at (the) most.
for the most part

mostly

por lo general
For the most part, the passengers on the ship were Swedes.
make the most of (something)

to take advantage of (an opportunity etc) to the greatest possible extent

aprovechar algo al máximo
You’ll only get one chance, so you’d better make the most of it!

(Translation of “most” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)