at most

not more than (Freq. 2)

spend at most $20 on the lunch

Syn: ↑at the most
Ant: ↑at the least (for: ↑at the most), ↑at least

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adverb or at the most
: at the maximum

take a little “recess” every two hours at most — Arnold Bennett

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at most or at the most
At the maximum
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Main Entry:most

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see most
II at (the) most
not more than

the walk took four minutes at the most

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at most (or at the most)
: not more than a specified amount, level, etc.

It took an hour at most. [=it took no more than an hour; it took an hour or less than an hour]

She only worked here for a month or two at the most.

It costs, at most, only a few dollars.

This is worth $10 at most.

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Main Entry:most

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