Такође погледајте: Most, móst, mōst, mošt, -most, и мост



Етимологија 1Уреди

Од Средњи Енглески most, moste

, од Стари Енглески mǣst, māst

, од Пра-Германски *maistaz, *maist

. Cognate with Шкотски mast, maist (most)

, Saterland Frisian maast (most), Западни Фризијски meast (most), Холандски meest (most), Немачки meist (most), Дански и Шведски mest (most), Исландски mestur (most).



  1. Шаблон:superlative of.
    The teams competed to see who could collect the most money.
  2. Шаблон:superlative of: the comparatively largest number of (construed with the definite article)
    The team with the most points wins.
  3. Шаблон:superlative of: the majority of; more than half of (construed without the definite article)
    Most bakers and dairy farmers have to get up early.
    Winning was not important for most participants.
  • (superlative of much): more than half of (in meaning, not grammar), almost all
  • (superlative of many): the majority of (in meaning, not grammar)


most (not comparable)

  1. Forms the superlative of many adjectives.
    This is the most important example.
    Correctness is most important.
    • (deprecated use of |lang= parameter)
      1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 7, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      With some of it on the south and more of it on the north of the great main thoroughfare that connects Aldgate and the East India Docks, St. Bede's at this period of its history was perhaps the poorest and most miserable parish in the East End of London.
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      1922, Ben Travers, chapter 1, in A Cuckoo in the Nest[1]:
      “[…] the awfully hearty sort of Christmas cards that people do send to other people that they don't know at all well. You know. The kind that have mottoes [] . And then, when you see [the senders], you probably find that they are the most melancholy old folk with malignant diseases. […]”
  2. To a great extent or degree; highly; very.
    This is a most unusual specimen.
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      1750, Thomas Morell (lyrics), George Frideric Handel (music), “'Theodora'”‎[2]:
      Most cruel edict! Sure, thy generous soul, Septimius, abhors the dreadful task of persecution.
    • 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X
      Now, I still think that for this box of matches to have escaped the wear of time for immemorial years was a strange, and for me, a most fortunate thing.
  3. Шаблон:en-superlative of
  4. Шаблон:en-superlative of
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      2013 август 3, “Boundary problems”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8847:
      Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory. Its apparent simplicity explains why it is scrutinised down to tenths of a percentage point every month.
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