least definition

  • adjective:
    • Lowest in value or ranking.
    • Smallest in magnitude or level.
    • Slightest or tiniest: did not care the least bit.
    • Smallest, either in dimensions or level; shortest; cheapest; most unimportant
    • the superlative of `little' which you can use with size nouns and is generally preceded by `the'; a quantifier meaning littlest in quantity or extent or degree
  • adverb:
    • To or in the best or littlest level.
    • utilized for forming superlatives of adjectives, particularly those who never develop the superlative with the addition of -est.
    • in littlest or cheapest level; in a diploma below others.
    • used to form the superlative
  • noun:
    • one that's the cheapest or smallest in significance, position, magnitude, or degree: The dinner selection could be the minimum of my concerns this evening. The smallest amount of you can do will be courteous.
    • something that is of no value
  • idiom:
    • at least According to the most affordable possible evaluation; for around: waited about an hour.
    • at the least In any event; anyhow: you could at least response.
    • in the least after all: I do not mind in the least.
    • least of most really not: no body cared, the very least of the many manager.
  • conjunction:
    • See lest, conj.
  • others:
    • Smallest; small in dimensions or degree, etc., beyond all others: answering as superlative to little.
    • inside tiniest or lowest level; in a qualification below all others: as, to encourage those that least deserve it.
    • An obsolete spelling of lest.

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