Is the word ‘MOST’ used more as an ADVERB or a DETERMINER?

Is the word ‘MOST’ used more as an ADVERB or a DETERMINER?

‘Most’ is used to mark the superlative degree a little more often that it’s a superlative after determiner.

As a degree adverb ‘most’ usually modifies an adjective or an adverb.

1 MOST (RGT) 7895059

1 MOST (RGT) IMPORTANT (JJ) 619744
2 MOST (RGT) COMMON (JJ) 385906
3 MOST (RGT) POPULAR (JJ) 368581
4 MOST (RGT) RECENT (JJ) 224875
5 MOST (RGT) IMPORTANTLY (RR) 148659
6 MOST (RGT) EFFECTIVE (JJ) 124147
7 MOST (RGT) FAMOUS (JJ) 123312
8 MOST (RGT) LIKELY (JJ) 121588
9 MOST (RGT) RECENTLY (RR) 121421
10 MOST (RGT) OFTEN (RR) 110233
11 MOST (RGT) POWERFUL (JJ) 107123
12 MOST (RGT) COMMONLY (RR) 105477
13 MOST (RGT) BEAUTIFUL (JJ) 90358
14 MOST (RGT) SUCCESSFUL (JJ) 84961
15 MOST (RGT) EXPENSIVE (JJ) 69554
16 MOST (RGT) LIKELY (RR@_JJ) 69008
17 MOST (RGT) SIGNIFICANT (JJ) 61960
18 MOST (RGT) INTERESTING (JJ) 61879
19 MOST (RGT) DIFFICULT (JJ) 61807
20 MOST (RGT_DAT) LIKELY (JJ) 58209
21 MOST (RGT) NOTABLY (RR) 54214
22 MOST (RGT) EXCITING (JJ) 51878
23 MOST (RGT) VALUABLE (JJ) 51032
24 MOST (RGT) BASIC (JJ) 47936
25 MOST (RGT_DAT) IMPORTANT (JJ) 47318
26 MOST (RGT) EFFICIENT (JJ) 45436
27 MOST (RGT) INFLUENTIAL (JJ) 42087
28 MOST (RGT) ADVANCED (JJ) 40569
29 MOST (RGT) FREQUENTLY (RR) 40539
30 MOST (RGT) LIKELY (JJ_RR@) 39070
31 MOST (RGT) OBVIOUS (JJ) 38177
32 MOST (RGT) CERTAINLY (RR) 37576
33 MOST (RGT) APPROPRIATE (JJ) 37120
34 MOST (RGT) WIDELY (RR) 36962
35 MOST (RGT) AMAZING (JJ) 36709
36 MOST (RGT) DANGEROUS (JJ) 35354
37 MOST (RGT) USEFUL (JJ) 35292
38 MOST (RGT) DEFINITELY (RR) 34502
39 MOST (RGT) LIKELY (RR@) 34369
40 MOST (RGT) PROMINENT (JJ) 34086
41 MOST (RGT) COMPREHENSIVE (JJ) 31636
42 MOST (RGT) MEMORABLE (JJ) 31075
43 MOST (RGT_DAT) POPULAR (JJ) 31013
44 MOST (RGT) VULNERABLE (JJ) 29664
45 MOST (RGT) CHALLENGING (JJ) 28955
46 MOST (RGT) ACCURATE (JJ) 28897
47 MOST (RGT) IMPRESSIVE (JJ) 28798
48 MOST (RGT) ICONIC (JJ) 27823
49 MOST (RGT) COMFORTABLE (JJ) 27533
50 MOST (RGT) NOTABLE (JJ) 26502
51 MOST (RGT_DAT) OTHER (JJ) 25262
52 MOST (RGT) RELIABLE (JJ) 23503
53 MOST (RGT) CRITICAL (JJ) 23304
54 MOST (RGT) CURRENT (JJ) 22851
55 MOST (RGT) INNOVATIVE (JJ) 22281
56 MOST (RGT) PRESTIGIOUS (JJ) 22199
57 MOST (RGT) FUN (JJ) 22191
58 MOST (RGT) SERIOUS (JJ) 21597
59 MOST (RGT) ACTIVE (JJ) 21164
60 MOST (RGT) UNIQUE (JJ) 20358
61 MOST (RGT) RELEVANT (JJ) 20075
62 MOST (RGT_DAT) LIKELY (JJ_RR@) 20025
63 MOST (RGT) AFFORDABLE (JJ) 18710
64 MOST (RGT) PROBABLY (RR) 18571
65 MOST (RGT) HIGHLY (RR) 18382
66 MOST (RGT) COMPLEX (JJ) 18028
67 MOST (RGT) CONVENIENT (JJ) 17323
68 MOST (RGT) VERSATILE (JJ) 17170
69 MOST (RGT) SUITABLE (JJ) 17159
70 MOST (RGT) TALENTED (JJ) 16927
71 MOST (RGT_DAT) FAMOUS (JJ) 16857
72 MOST (RGT) WELL-KNOWN (JJ) 16375
73 MOST (RGT) RESPECTED (JJ) 16196
74 MOST (RGT) COMPLETE (JJ) 15932
75 MOST (RGT) UP-TO-DATE (JJ) 15781
76 MOST (RGT) SPECTACULAR (JJ) 15775
77 MOST (RGT) FREQUENT (JJ) 15571
78 MOST (RGT) ATTRACTIVE (JJ) 15277
79 MOST (RGT) EXTREME (JJ) 14567
80 MOST (RGT) PROMISING (JJ) 14547
81 MOST (RGT) HELPFUL (JJ) 14473
82 MOST (RGT) EXPERIENCED (JJ) 14168
83 MOST (RGT) PRODUCTIVE (JJ) 13845
84 MOST (RGT_DAT) RECENT (JJ) 13725
85 MOST (RGT) COMPETITIVE (JJ) 13491
86 MOST (RGT) CLOSELY (RR) 13360
87 MOST (RGT) USED (JJ) 13339
88 MOST (RGT) WONDERFUL (JJ) 13297
89 MOST (RGT_DAT) EFFECTIVE (JJ) 13255
90 MOST (RGT) TRUSTED (JJ) 13168
91 MOST (RGT) DEMANDING (JJ) 13137
92 MOST (RGT) BELOVED (JJ) 12779
93 MOST (RGT) REWARDING (JJ) 12752
94 MOST (RGT) SEVERE (JJ) 12617
95 MOST (RGT) STRIKING (JJ) 12562
96 MOST (RGT) HIGH (JJ) 12498
97 MOST (RGT) PRESSING (JJ) 12441
98 MOST (RGT_DAT) POWERFUL (JJ) 12247
99 MOST (RGT) PRECIOUS (JJ) 12146
100 MOST (RGT) DRAMATIC (JJ) 11906

2 (DAT) 6126607

8 (RR43) 157119

11 (RR22) 50744

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