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    best - Dictionary definition and meaning for word best

    Definition
    (noun) the supreme effort one can make
    Example Sentence
    • they did their best
    Definition
    (noun) the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    Synonyms : topper
    Example Sentence
    • he could beat the best of them
    Definition
    (noun) Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978) Definition
    (verb) get the better of
    Synonyms : outdo , outflank , scoop , trump
    Example Sentence
    • the goal was to best the competition
    Definition
    (adj) (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities
    Example Sentence
    • the best film of the year
    • the best solution
    • the best time for planting
    • wore his best suit
    Definition
    (adj) (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable
    Synonyms : better
    Example Sentence
    • it would be better to speak to him
    • the White House thought it best not to respond
    Definition
    (adv) in a most excellent way or manner
    Example Sentence
    • he played best after a couple of martinis
    Definition
    (adv) it would be sensible
    Example Sentence
    • you'd best stay at home
    Definition
    (adv) from a position of superiority or authority
    Synonyms : better
    Example Sentence
    • father knows best
    • I know better.
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