Definitions for BEST
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word BEST
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"
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)
(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"
(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"
outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop(adverb)
get the better of
"the goal was to best the competition"
in a most excellent way or manner
"he played best after a couple of martinis"
it would be sensible
"you'd best stay at home"
from a position of superiority or authority
"father knows best"; "I know better."
The supreme effort one can make
I did my best.
The person (or persons) who is (are) most excellent.
To beat in a contest; to surpass in skill or achievement.
Origin: From beste, from betst, betest, from batistaz, from bhAd-. Cognate with best, best, best, beste, bedst, bäst, bestur. More at better.
having good qualities in the highest degree; most good, kind, desirable, suitable, etc.; most excellent; as, the best man; the best road; the best cloth; the best abilities
most advanced; most correct or complete; as, the best scholar; the best view of a subject
most; largest; as, the best part of a week
utmost; highest endeavor or state; most nearly perfect thing, or being, or action; as, to do one's best; to the best of our ability
in the highest degree; beyond all others
to the most advantage; with the most success, case, profit, benefit, or propriety
most intimately; most thoroughly or correctly; as, what is expedient is best known to himself
to get the better of
Best is a municipality and a village in the southern Netherlands. It is situated northwest of the city Eindhoven, and is also part of the agglomeration of this city. The headquarters of Europe's largest meat processor Vion NV are located in Best, as are Philips Healthcare and the Bata Shoe Organization's "Bata Protective" operations.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'BEST' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #320
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'BEST' in Written Corpus Frequency: #433
Rank popularity for the word 'BEST' in Adverbs Frequency: #120
Translations for BEST
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- ال, أحسن, أفضلArabic
- най-добре, най-добър, вземам връх надBulgarian
- millorCatalan, Valencian
- porazit, nejlepší, nejlépeCzech
- übertreffen, Bester, Beste, am besten, BestesGerman
- άριστα, κάλλισταGreek
- aventajar, flor, mejor, rebasar, superar, derrotar, nata, élite, vencer, sobrepasarSpanish
- 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
- լավագույն, ամենալավArmenian
- 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
- всё возможное, лучший, наилучшийRussian
- najbolje, најбољи, najboljiSerbo-Croatian
- më, i, miriAlbanian
- besegra, bästa, bäst, bästeSwedish
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