at the most

at the most
up to (but certainly not more than) a given maximum

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  • The Most Honourable — The prefix The Most Honourable is a title of quality attached to the names of marquesses in the United Kingdom. Dukes are The Most Noble or His Grace and peers under the rank of marquess are The Right Honourable. Scottish Feudal Barons and Lairds …   Wikipedia

  • The Most High — High High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. [1913 Webster] 2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. [1913 Webster] 3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. [1913 Webster] {High, low,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The most feck — Feck Feck, n. [Abbrev. fr. effect.] 1. Effect. [Obs.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Efficacy; force; value. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. Amount; quantity. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] He had a feck o books wi him. R. L. Stevenson. {The most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • make the most of — {v. phr.} To do the most you can with; get the most from; use to the greatest advantage. * /She planned the weekend in town to make the most of it./ * /George studied hard. He wanted to make the most of his chance to learn./ * /The teacher went… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make the most of — {v. phr.} To do the most you can with; get the most from; use to the greatest advantage. * /She planned the weekend in town to make the most of it./ * /George studied hard. He wanted to make the most of his chance to learn./ * /The teacher went… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • For the most part — Most Most (m[=o]st), a., superl. of {More}. [OE. most, mast, mest, AS. m[=ae]st; akin to D. meest, OS. m[=e]st, G. meist, Icel. mestr, Goth. maists; a superl. corresponding to E. more. [root]103. See {More}, a.] 1. Consisting of the greatest… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of the most popular names in the 1960s in the United States — These are the most popular given names in the United States for all years of the 1960s. Contents 1 1960 2 1961 3 1962 4 1963 5 …   Wikipedia

  • for the most part — {adv. phr.} In general; mostly; most of the time; commonly; generally. * /European countries are, for the most part, tired of war./ Syn.: BY AND LARGE, ON THE WHOLE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the most part — {adv. phr.} In general; mostly; most of the time; commonly; generally. * /European countries are, for the most part, tired of war./ Syn.: BY AND LARGE, ON THE WHOLE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • List of the most popular names in the 1970s in the United States — These are the most popular given names in the United States for each respective year in the 1970s. 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 Male 1 Michael Michael Michael Michael Michael Michael Michael Michael Michael Michael …   Wikipedia

  • List of the most popular names in the 1980s in the United States — These are the most popular given names in the United States for each respective year in the 1990s. See also * List of the most popular names in the 1970s in the United States * List of the most popular names in the 1990s in the United States… …   Wikipedia

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