Significado de “most” - en el Diccionario Inglés

most en inglés británico

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mostdeterminer, pronoun, adverb

uk /məʊst/ us /moʊst/

A2 the biggest number or amount of; more than anything or anyone else:

What's the most you've ever won at poker?
Which of you earns the most money?
He wanted to do the most good he could with the $2,000, so he gave it to charity.
The kids loved the fair, but they enjoyed the bumper cars most of all.

A2 used to form the superlative of many adjectives and adverbs:

Joanne is the most intelligent person I know.
The department needs three more computers in order to work most effectively (= to work as effectively as possible).

A2 almost all:

I don't eat meat, but I like most types of fish.
In this school, most of the children are from the Chinese community.

formal very:

It was a most beautiful morning.

mainly US informal almost:

You'll find her in the bar most every evening about six o'clock.
at (the) most

used when saying what is the largest possible amount or number:

At most, the work will take a week.
It should cost around $20, or $30 at the most.
make the most of sth

B2 to take full advantage of something because it may not last long:

It's a beautiful day - we should make the most of it.

Más ejemplos

  • Who's the most famous person you've ever interviewed on TV?
  • This chemical is found in most weed killers.
  • I like most vegetables but not cabbage.
  • She's the most popular teacher in school.
  • Disney's latest production looks likely to be their most successful ever.

-mostsuffix

uk / -məʊst/ us / -moʊst/

(Definición de most del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

most en inglés americano

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mostadjective, adverb

us /moʊst/

the biggest number or amount (of), or more than anything or anyone else; superlative ofmany or much:

Which of you earns the most money?
The kids loved the circus, and most of all the clowns.

Most is used to form the superlative of many adjectives and adverbs:

Joanne is the most intelligent person I know.

Most also means almost all:

I like most vegetables.

Most also means very:

He argued his case most persuasively.
most
pronoun us /moʊst/

Most of the players are coming on the next bus.

(Definición de most del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)