Definition of best

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • best is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • best is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • best is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of best


  • Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. c. h. best
    2. charles herbert best
  • (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the White House thought it best not to respond

    Synonyms

    1. better
  • from a position of superiority or authority (adverb)

    Examples

    1. father knows best

    Synonyms

    1. better
  • the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others (noun)

    Examples

    1. he could beat the best of them

    Synonyms

    1. topper
  • get the better of (verb)

    Examples

    1. the goal was to best the competition

    Synonyms

    1. outdo
    2. outflank
    3. scoop
    4. trump
  • (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the best film of the year
    2. the best solution
    3. the best time for planting
    4. wore his best suit
  • the supreme effort one can make (noun)

    Examples

    1. they did their best

See definition of best in Merriam Webster

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