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Etymology

Old English betest.

Pronunciation

Adjective

best

  1. Superlative form of good: most good.

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Adverb

best

  1. Superlative form of well: most well.

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Noun

Singular
best

Plural
s

best (s)
  1. (uncountable) The supreme effort one can make
    I did my best.
  2. (countable) The person (or persons) who is (are) most excellent.

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Verb

Infinitive
to best

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to best (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To beat in a contest.

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Dutch

(inflection) uninflected inflected
positive goed goede
comparative beter betere
superlative best beste

Pronunciation

Adjective

best

  1. best

Swedish

Noun

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

  1. beast

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