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Synonyms for best

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. best(noun)

    the supreme effort one can make

    "they did their best"

    Synonyms:
    topper

    Antonyms:
    worst, lowest, last, bottom, inadvisable, last-place, pessimal, unadvisable, pessimum(a)

  2. best, topper(noun)

    the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others

    "he could beat the best of them"

    Synonyms:
    high hat, opera hat, silk hat, top hat, dress hat, topper, stovepipe, beaver

    Antonyms:
    worst, inadvisable, pessimal, unadvisable, bottom, last, lowest, pessimum(a), last-place

  3. Best, C. H. Best, Charles Herbert Best(adj)

    Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)

    Synonyms:
    topper

    Antonyms:
    worst, lowest, unadvisable, last-place, pessimum(a), bottom, inadvisable, last, pessimal

  4. best(adj)

    (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities

    "the best film of the year"; "the best solution"; "the best time for planting"; "wore his best suit"

    Synonyms:
    better(p), best(p)

    Antonyms:
    worst, unadvisable, lowest, pessimum(a), pessimal, bottom, last-place, last, inadvisable

  5. better(p), best(p)(verb)

    (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable

    "it would be better to speak to him"; "the White House thought it best not to respond"

    Antonyms:
    worst, bottom, pessimal, unadvisable, last-place, inadvisable, last, pessimum(a), lowest

  6. outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop(adverb)

    get the better of

    "the goal was to best the competition"

    Synonyms:
    trump out, outflank, outmatch, exceed, scoop, outgo, go around, surmount, outperform, lift out, take up, ruff, scoop up, outstrip, scoop out, trump, outdo, surpass

    Antonyms:
    worst, last, bottom, last-place, inadvisable, unadvisable, pessimal, lowest, pessimum(a)

  7. best(adverb)

    in a most excellent way or manner

    "he played best after a couple of martinis"

    Synonyms:
    better

    Antonyms:
    worst, last, unadvisable, inadvisable, lowest, pessimal, pessimum(a), last-place, bottom

  8. best(adverb)

    it would be sensible

    "you'd best stay at home"

    Synonyms:
    better

    Antonyms:
    worst, last-place, unadvisable, last, pessimal, lowest, inadvisable, bottom, pessimum(a)

  9. better, best(adverb)

    from a position of superiority or authority

    "father knows best"; "I know better."

    Synonyms:
    better

    Antonyms:
    worst, inadvisable, pessimal, lowest, pessimum(a), last-place, bottom, last, unadvisable

Wiktionary

  1. best(noun)

    Synonyms:
    worst

  2. best(verb)

    Synonyms:
    worst

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Translations for best

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  • ال, أحسن, أفضل, أفArabic
  • най-добре, най-добър, вземам връх надBulgarian
  • millorCatalan, Valencian
  • porazit, nejlepší, nejlépeCzech
  • gorauWelsh
  • bedstDanish
  • übertreffen, Bester, Beste, am besten, BestesGerman
  • άριστα, κάλλισταGreek
  • aventajar, flor, mejor, rebasar, superar, derrotar, nata, élite, vencer, sobrepasarSpanish
  • parimEstonian
  • بهشت, بِهتَرین, بهترینPersian
  • paras, päihittää, parhaiten, parhaimmisto, parhainFinnish
  • crème, aplatir, enfoncer, élite, vaincre, meilleur, défaire, mieux, battre, dominer, dessus du panier, fleur, écraser, surpasserFrench
  • dícheall, is fearrIrish
  • mellor, eliteGalician
  • share, bareManx
  • legjobbHungarian
  • լավագույն, ամենալավArmenian
  • terbaikIndonesian
  • besturIcelandic
  • migliore, vincere, dominare, superare, battereItalian
  • הטוב ביותרHebrew
  • 最もよい, 最良, ベスト, 最高, 一番Japanese
  • გადასარევად, საუკეთესოGeorgian
  • optime, optima, optimum, optimusLatin
  • terbaik, paling baik, paling bagus, terbagusMalay
  • verslaan, slaan, overmeesteren, best, overwinnenDutch
  • best, beste, slåNorwegian
  • najlepszyPolish
  • melhorPortuguese
  • всё возможное, лучший, наилучшийRussian
  • najbolje, најбољи, najboljiSerbo-Croatian
  • më, i, miriAlbanian
  • besegra, bästa, bäst, bästeSwedish
  • சிறந்தTamil
  • en iyiTurkish
  • בעסטערYiddish
  • 最好的Chinese

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