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  1. bestverb


  2. bestnoun

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

    I did my best.


Princeton's WordNet

  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 Contribution

  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 Words

  1. bestadjective

    supreme, consummate, superlative, crowning, incomparable, utmost

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  1. Probarb:

    The best protection to virus is to stay away from the news.

  2. California Democrat:

    Then it will be quite clear whether the President is relying on the intelligence community and our best source of information or whether the President is representing something very different.

  3. Tomas Satoransky:

    Congratulations to the USA, unfortunately, we couldn't continue with the same type of basketball after the first half. ... Obviously, they're the best team in the world.

  4. Reese Taylor:

    My grandma actually passed away from COVID-19 and it’s been really tough, last week, we laid her to rest with a small funeral and we made it through it the best we could.

  5. Stanley Young:

    We discovered some very strange anomalies, for instance, the car was running more cleanly when it was cold than when it was warm, which is the opposite of what every other car does — because once you warm a car up that's when it begins to deliver its best pollution controls. This was not the case. So clearly something else was going on. Over time we assembled enough proof and questions that they could no longer provide any reasonable explanation for what was going on.

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    What word is a synonym for Beautiful?
    • A. Embourgeoisement
    • B. Unprepossessing
    • C. Pulchritudinous
    • D. Consanguineous

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