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best

best

 
pronunciation:
best
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: superlative of good.
antonyms:
worst
definition 2: better than all others in quality or ability.
Orion was the best hunter.
synonyms:
excellent, first, first-class, first-rate, foremost, super, superior, superlative, top
antonyms:
worst
similar words:
biggest, capital, choice, finest, greatest, highest, largest, longest, outstanding, select
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: superlative of well.
antonyms:
worst
definition 2: with the most success or effect.
She works best by herself.
synonyms:
advantageously
antonyms:
worst
similar words:
appropriately, properly
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thing or person better than all others.
Of all the runners, Robin is the best.
synonyms:
cream, pick, top
antonyms:
worst
similar words:
first, lead, peak, summit, zenith
definition 2: a person's finest effort, performance, or behavior.
He did his best, but he lost anyway.
synonyms:
peak
antonyms:
worst
similar words:
climax, height, most, summit, zenith