best best  /ˈbɛst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities
  2. (adj) (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable
  3. (adj) deserving of esteem and respect
  4. (n) the supreme effort one can make
  5. (n) the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
  6. (v) get the better of
  7. (adv) in a most excellent way or manner
  8. (adv) it would be sensible
  9. (adv) from a position of superiority or authority
  10. (n) benefit
  11. (n) moral excellence or admirableness
  12. (n) that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
  13. (adj) having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
  14. (adj) having the normally expected amount
  15. (adj) morally admirable
  16. (adj) promoting or enhancing well-being
  17. (adj) agreeable or pleasing
  18. (adj) of moral excellence
  19. (adj) having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
  20. (adj) thorough
  21. (n) articles of commerce
  22. (adj) with or in a close or intimate relationship
  23. (adj) financially sound
  24. (adj) most suitable or right for a particular purpose
  25. (adj) resulting favorably
  26. (adj) exerting force or influence
  27. (adj) capable of pleasing
  28. (adj) appealing to the mind
  29. (adj) in excellent physical condition
  30. (adj) tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
  31. (adj) not forged
  32. (adj) not left to spoil
  33. (adj) generally admired
  34. (adv) (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')
  35. (n) Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
  36. (adv) completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
  37. (n) a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  38. (n) a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
  39. (n) an abundant source
  40. (n) an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)
  41. (n) an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
  42. (v) come up, as of a liquid
  43. (adj) in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury
  44. (adj) resulting favorably
  45. (adj) wise or advantageous and hence advisable
  46. (adv) (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')
  47. (adv) thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form
  48. (adv) indicating high probability; in all likelihood
  49. (adv) (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully
  50. (adv) to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree
  51. (adv) favorably; with approval
  52. (adv) to a great extent or degree
  53. (adv) with great or especially intimate knowledge
  54. (adv) with prudence or propriety
  55. (adv) with skill or in a pleasing manner
  56. (adv) in a manner affording benefit or advantage
  57. (adv) in financial comfort
  58. (adv) without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor

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Usage(s):

  1. All PTI 100 Best Movies.
  2. PTI Magazine's pick for the best photos of the year 2006.
  3. PTI Magazine's pick for the best photos of the year 2005.

News

  1. Is Best Buy's CEO Hubert Joly The Best Buy?

    Best Buy’s voting record on Say on Pay, the advisory shareholder vote on executive compensation, is not good. Last year, only 38 percent of shareholders voted for the management resolution compared to 97 percent the year before. And now again the company faces another potential rebellion as one major proxy advisory, ISS, is recommending a vote against the resolution, while another, Glass Lewis ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Best Buy recalls batteries over fire risk

    Best Buy is recalling 5,100 replacement batteries for the MacBook Pro due to a fire risk.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Best Buy recalls 5,100 MacBook Pro replacement batteries after reports of fire

    Best Buy has recalled about 5,100 replacement batteries for Apple's MacBook Pro laptops, after 13 reports that the battery caught fire, a U.S. consumer safety agency said.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: TechWorld

Quotes

  1. "Last night, that same Germany team that dazzled us against Argentina played football as it knows best; a football that without a doubt would have been enough to beat any other team. But not Spain," Cruyff said. "If Spain goes for you, it...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Johan Cruyff Source: USA Today

  2. "I did do everything I was told to do and did the best I could to balance jobs and showing up," Lohan told the judge. "It wasn't vacation, it wasn't some sort of a joke."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Boston Globe

  3. "I am sure Spain will win the title," Germany coach Joachim Loew said after Spain beat his team 1-0 in the World Cup semifinals Wednesday night. "They're the best team."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: The Associated Press

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