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English

Etymology

From Old English mǣst, from Proto-Germanic. Cognate with Dutch meest, German meist, Swedish mest.

Pronunciation

Determiner

most (much, comparative more)

  1. Superlative form of much: most much.
    Most people like chocolate.
    Most simply choose to ignore it.
    Most want the best for their children.

Synonyms

  • almost all

Translations

Adverb

most

  1. Superlative form of many: most many.
  2. Superlative form of much: most much.
  3. (With a definite article) Forms the superlative of many adjectives.
    This is the most important example.
  4. To a great extent or degree; highly.
    This is a most unusual specimen.

Antonyms

Translations

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Bosnian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mostъ, from Proto-Germanic *masta-.

Noun

most m (plural mostovi)

  1. bridge

Declension

Declension of most Singular Plural
Nominative most mostovi
Genitive mosta mostova
Dative mostu mostovima
Accusative mosta mostove
Vocative moste mostovi
Instrumental mostom mostovima
Locative mostu mostovima



Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mostъ, from Proto-Germanic *masta-.

Noun

most m (plural mostovi)

  1. bridge

Declension


Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mostъ, from Proto-Germanic *masta-.

Pronunciation

Noun

most m.

  1. bridge

Declension


Hungarian

Adverb

most

  1. now

Old High German

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:goh:Template:lang:la derivations]] mustum.

Noun

most m.

  1. must

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mostъ, from Proto-Germanic *masta-.

Pronunciation

Noun

most m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|most]]

  1. bridge

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative most mosty
Genitive mostu mostów
Dative mostowi mostom
Accusative most mosty
Instrumental mostem mostami
Locative moście mostach
Vocative moście mosty

Serbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mostъ, from Proto-Germanic *masta-.

Noun

most m. (plural mostovi) (Cyrillic spelling мост)

  1. bridge

Declension

Declension of most Singular Plural
Nominative most mostovi
Genitive mosta mostova
Dative mostu mostovima
Accusative mosta mostove
Vocative moste mostovi
Instrumental mostom mostovima
Locative mostu mostovima



Slovak

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mostъ, from Proto-Germanic *masta-.

Noun

most m. (plural mosty)

  1. bridge

Derived terms


Slovene

Noun

most m.

  1. bridge (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)


This Slovene entry was created from the translations listed at bridge. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see most in the Slovene Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008

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