Complete Definition of "best"

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English
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Etymology
OE. betest.

Pronunciation
IPA|/bÉst/, SAMPA|/bEst/
audio|en-us-best.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|Ést

Adjective
best

  1. superlative of|good|langEnglish|POSadjective

Translations
trans-top|superlative of the adjective good
Albanian: më i#Albanian|i miri
Arabic: ARchar|اÙØ£ÙضÙ
Catalan: el millor
Chinese: æ好 (zuì háo)
Croatian: najbolji
Czech: nejlepší
Danish: best
Dutch: best
Finnish: paras
Hungarian: legjobb
Icelandic: bestur m, best#Icelandic|best f, best n
Irish: fearr
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Latin: optimus, m, optima, f, optimum n
Manx: bare, share
Norwegian: best
Persian: FAchar|بÙترÛÙ|بÙÙتÙرÛÙ (behtærÄ«n)
Polish: najlepszy m, najlepsza f, najlepsze n
Portuguese: o melhor
Spanish: el mejor
Swedish: bäst
Russian: лÑÑÑий, лÑÑÑаÑ, лÑÑÑее, лÑÑÑие m/f/n/pl
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Adverb
best

  1. superlative of|well|langEnglish|POSadverb

Translations
trans-top|superlative of the adverb good
Chinese: æ好 (zuìhÇo)
Finnish: parhaiten
German: beste
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Latin: optime
Portuguese: melhor
Russian: лÑÑÑе веÑÑ#Russian|вÑего (lúÄÅ¡e vsevó)
Swedish: bäst
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Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. uncountable The supreme effort one can make

#:I did my best.

  1. countable The person (or persons) who is (are) most excellent.

Translations
trans-top|effort
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Norwegian: beste
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trans-top|person
Finnish: paras, parhain, parhaimmisto
trans-mid
Norwegian: best
Portuguese: melhor m
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To beat in a contest.

Translations
trans-top|to beat
Finnish: voittaa
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Norwegian: slå
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Anagrams
bets

Related terms
better

Category:Positive words


Dutch

Adjective
best

  1. superlative of|goed|langDutch|POSadjective

Swedish

Noun
best (plural bestar, def. sing. besten, def. pl. bestarna)

  1. beast

Category:Swedish nouns

ang:best
ar:best
br:best
fa:best
fr:best
ko:best
hy:best
io:best
id:best
it:best
ku:best
lt:best
hu:best
nl:best
ja:best
pl:best
pt:best
ru:best
simple:best
fi:best
sv:best
ta:best
te:best
vi:best
tr:best
zh:best

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