least: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lēst), [key]
— little less lesser
  1. something that is least; the least amount, quantity, degree, etc.
  2. the youngest in a family or group.
  3. The repairs will cost at least $100.
    1. at the lowest estimate or figure:The repairs will cost at least $100.
    2. at any rate; in any case:You didn't get a good grade, but at least you passed the course.Also,at the least.
  4. not in the smallest degree; not at all: I am not in the least concerned about the outcome of the World Series.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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