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  1. least(adj)

    something that is of no importance

    "it is the least I can do"; "that is the least of my concerns"

  2. least(a)(adverb)

    the superlative of `little' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by `the'; a quantifier meaning smallest in amount or extent or degree

    "didn't care the least bit"; "he has the least talent of anyone"

  3. least, to the lowest degree(adverb)

    used to form the superlative

    "The garter snake is the least dangerous snake"

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  1. least(Adverb)

    Used for forming superlatives of adjectives, especially those that do not form the superlative by adding -est.

    It was the least surprising thing.

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  1. Least(adj)

    smallest, either in size or degree; shortest; lowest; most unimportant; as, the least insect; the least mercy; the least space

  2. Least(adverb)

    in the smallest or lowest degree; in a degree below all others; as, to reward those who least deserve it

  3. Least

    see Lest, conj

  4. Origin: [OE. last, lest, AS. lsast, lsest, superl. of lssa less. See Less, a.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'least' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2292

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'least' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3617

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'least' in Adverbs Frequency: #186

Anagrams of least »

  1. astel, lates, leats, salet, setal, slate, stale, steal, stela, taels, tales, teals, tesla


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