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Synonyms for best

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. bestverb


  2. bestnoun

    To beat in a contest; to surpass in skill or achievement.

    I did my best.


Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 3 votes

  1. bestnoun

    the supreme effort one can make

    "they did their best"


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

  2. best, toppernoun

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

    "he could beat the best of them"

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

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

  3. Best, C. H. Best, Charles Herbert Bestadjective

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


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

  4. bestadjective

    (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"

    better(p), best(p)

    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"

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

  6. outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoopadverb

    get the better of

    "the goal was to best the competition"

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

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

  7. bestadverb

    in a most excellent way or manner

    "he played best after a couple of martinis"


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

  8. bestadverb

    it would be sensible

    "you'd best stay at home"


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

  9. better, bestadverb

    from a position of superiority or authority

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


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

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Editors Contribution5.0 / 1 vote

  1. dise

    a good place to stay like in paradise

    i've been in this hotel, this hotel is dise

    Submitted by anonymous on April 6, 2021  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. bestadjective

    supreme, consummate, superlative, crowning, incomparable, utmost

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  1. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry that is prose words in their best order-poetry the best words in the best order.

  2. Tim Duncan:

    You're at your best, when you face the best, i want to say thank you to the late, great Kobe Bryant, to KG. You guys demanded the best out of me, and it brought the best out of me. Thank you, guys.

  3. Bob Seger:

    You can't get a good crew and a good sound system, and a good light system if you do a small tour. If you want the best, those guys want a commitment of about 4 to 6 months. And I'd want the best people and the best stuff.

  4. Christine Chiu:

    We went to dinner, I went to her birthday party. Remember there were a lot of people there, we went to dinner together with our best friends, our respective, best friends, her two best friends and my best friend.

  5. Dawn Hudson:

    It's not about political correctness, it's about building the best team, the best institution, the best artists. Because unless you have the best artists as members, unless you have the best artists voting on the Academy Awards, you don't have a real reflection of the best of our film culture, the Academy hasn't had the reputation of being the most welcoming institution for anyone of any color.

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