Definition of most
What does the word most mean?
part of speech: adjective, adverb
Existing in greatest quantity or degree, as you have made m. mistakes, see who can make m. noise, (abs., quasi-noun) this is the m. I can do, make the m. of it, employ it to the best advantage, (also) represent it at the best or worst; the majority, as m. people think so, (quasi-n.) m. of them are broken; for the m. part, in the main, usually, whence mostly adv.; (adv.) in the highest degree, as what m. annoys me, (forming superl. of most adjj. of more than one syllable& most advv.) m. ludicrous (ly), m. certain (ly), m. callous (ly); ten at m., not more than ten, this is at m. (is no more than) a makeshift. [old English]