most - definitions and synonyms

most adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : (superlative of `many' used with count nouns and often preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number

    Example Sentenses:

    • who has the most apples?

    • most people like eggs

    • most fishes have fins

  2. English Meaning: 

    : 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

    Example Sentenses:

    • made the most money he could

    • what attracts the most attention?

    • made the most of a bad deal

most adverb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : used to form the superlative

    Example Sentenses:

    • the king cobra is the most dangerous snake

  2. English Meaning: 

    : very

    Example Sentenses:

    • a most welcome relief

  3. English Meaning: 

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

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    تقریبا - قریب قریب - لگ بھگ - بڑی حد تک - قریبا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded

    • we're almost finished

    • most everyone agrees

    • the job is (just) about done

    • 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

    Synonyms:

    about / almost / near / nearly / nigh / virtually / well-nigh