Associations to the word «Best»

Wiktionary

BEST, adjective. Superlative form of good: most good.
BEST, adjective. Most; largest.
BEST, adverb. Superlative form of well: most well
BEST, adverb. To the most advantage; with the most success, cause, profit, benefit, or propriety.
BEST, noun. (uncountable) The supreme effort one can make, or has made.
BEST, noun. (countable) The person (or persons) who is (are) most excellent.
BEST, noun. Something that is best
BEST, verb. To surpass in skill or achievement.
BEST, verb. (transitive) To beat in a contest;
BEST, proper noun. A surname​.
BEST BET, noun. (idiomatic) The best proposal or plan.
BEST BIB AND TUCKER, noun. (idiom) attractive clothing
BEST BITTER, noun. (UK) A bitter ale of a strength between 4.2% and 4.7% ABV.
BEST BITTERS, noun. Plural of best bitter
BEST BOWER, noun. (euchre) An extra card sometimes added to the pack, which takes precedence over all others as the highest card.
BEST BOY, noun. (film jargon) The first assistant to either the key grip (in charge of camera placement and movement) or the gaffer (in charge of lighting and electrics).
BEST BOYS, noun. Plural of best boy
BEST EFFORTS, noun. (legal) An assurance of good-faith effort to achieve best results under prevailing circumstances.
BEST EFFORTS, noun. (finance) An effort to sell securities without a firm underwriting.
BEST FOR YOU, adjective. Superlative form of good for you: most good for you
BEST FRIEND, noun. An especially close and trusted friend.
BEST FRIEND, noun. (informal) An object or concept considered very useful or helpful.
BEST FRIEND FOREVER, noun. A person who is an especially close and trusted friend over a long time period.
BEST FRIENDS, noun. Plural of best friend
BEST FRIENDS FOREVER, noun. Plural of best friend forever
BEST KOREA, proper noun. (Internet slang) (sarcastic) North Korea; the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
BEST LAID PLANS, noun. (idiomatic) A proverbial expression used to signify the futility of making detailed plans when the ability to fully or even partially execute them is uncertain.
BEST MAN, noun. The primary attendant to the groom in a wedding ceremony.
BEST MEN, noun. Plural of best man
BEST OF ALL, adjective. Superlative, the greatest of something
BEST OF ALL, noun. Something superlative.
BEST OF BOTH WORLDS, noun. (idiomatic) (singulare tantum) A combination of two seemingly contradictory benefits.
BEST OF BREED, noun. Any product thought to be the best of its type.
BEST OF BRITISH, noun. Good luck
BEST OF THE BUNCH, noun. (idiomatic) The best or most preferred person or item within a group.
BEST OFF, adjective. Superlative form of well off: most well off
BEST PRACTICE, noun. A well defined procedure that is known to produce near-optimum results
BEST PRACTICES, noun. Plural of best practice
BEST REGARDS, noun. (idiomatic) Used as a polite closing of a letter
BEST THING SINCE SLICED BREAD, noun. (idiomatic) Alternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread
BEST THING SINCE SLICED PAN, noun. (Irish) (idiomatic) Alternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread

Dictionary definition

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

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