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  • (adj): (superlative of 'many' used with count nouns and often preceded by 'the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number.
    Example: "Who has the most apples?"; "most people like eggs"; "most fishes have fins"
    See also — Additional definitions below


Most (; German: Brüx, Latin: Pons, Romani: Mosti) is the capital city of the Most District, situated between the Central Bohemian Uplands and the Ore Mountains, approximately 77 km (48 mi) northwest of Prague along the Bílina River and southwest of Ústí nad Labem.

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List Of UK Monarchy Records - Children - Most
... The British monarch with the most children was Henry I, who had 29 children (5 legitimate) ... The British monarch with the most legitimate children was James II/VII who had 20 children, 8 by his first wife, and 12 by his second ... The queen regnant with the most children was Anne, who had 18 children (6 of whom survived infancy, but all of them died before their mother) ...

More definitions of "most":

  • (adv): Very.
    Example: "A most welcome relief"
  • (adj): 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: "Made the most money he could"; "what attracts the most attention?"; "made the most of a bad deal"
  • (adv): Used to form the superlative.
    Example: "The king cobra is the most dangerous snake"
    Synonyms: to the highest degree

Famous quotes containing the word most:

    “What have I earned for all that work,” I said,
    “For all that I have done at my own charge?
    The daily spite of this unmannerly town,
    Where who has served the most is most defamed,
    The reputation of his lifetime lost
    Between the night and morning....”
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)