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Meaning of best

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: in a most excellent way or manner; "he played best after
             a couple of martinis"
      2: it would be sensible; "you'd best stay at home"
      3: from a position of superiority or authority; "father knows
         best"; "I know better." [syn: {better}, {best}]
      adj 1: (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" [ant: {worst}]
      2: (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" [syn: {better(p)}, {best(p)}]
      n 1: the supreme effort one can make; "they did their best"
           [ant: {worst}]
      2: the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who
         tops all others; "he could beat the best of them" [syn:
         {best}, {topper}]
      3: Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who
         assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery
         of insulin (1899-1978) [syn: {Best}, {C. H. Best}, {Charles
         Herbert Best}]
      v 1: get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
           [syn: {outdo}, {outflank}, {trump}, {best}, {scoop}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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