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  Words related to best

Related / Similar Words: topper, Best, C. H. Best, Charles Herbert Best, outdo, outflank, trump, scoop, better

 

Definition:
  • the supreme effort one can make; "they did their best";
  • the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others; "he could beat the best of them";
  • Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978);
  • get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition";
  • (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";
  • it would be sensible; "you''d best stay at home";
  • in a most excellent way or manner; "he played best after a couple of martinis";
  • from a position of superiority or authority; "father knows best"; "I know better.";

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    See Also: good, incomparable, uncomparable, superior, top(a)

     

    Hyponyms: outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outsmart

     

    Derivational Morphology: lead, top, exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian:   Catalan: el millor  
    Chinese: 最好   Croatian: najbolji  
    Danish: best   Dutch: best  
    Finnish: paras   Hungarian: legjobb  
    Icelandic: bestur   Irish: fearr  
    Latin: optimus   Norwegian: best  
    Polish: najlepszy   Portuguese: o melhor  
    Russian: лучший   Spanish: el mejor  
    Swedish: bäst  
     
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