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Synonyms for best

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  1. best(noun)

    the supreme effort one can make

    "they did their best"


    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"

    high hat, opera hat, silk hat, best, 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 Best(adj)

    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. 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"

    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, scoop(adverb)

    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, best, trump, outdo, surpass

    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"


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

  8. best(adverb)

    it would be sensible

    "you'd best stay at home"


    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."

    better, best

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


  1. best(noun)


  2. best(verb)

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


Translations for best

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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
  • en iyiTurkish
  • בעסטערYiddish
  • 最好的Chinese

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