Definition for MOST

MOST, a. [superl. of More; Sax. mæst, that is, ma and est; Goth. maists; D. and Dan. meest; G. meist; Sw. mest, måst.]

  1. Consisting of the greatest number. That scheme of life is to be preferred, which presents a prospect of the most advantages with the fewest inconveniences. Most men will proclaim, every one his own goodness. Prov. xx.
  2. Consisting of the greatest quantity; greatest; as, the most part of the land or the mountain.

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