1. (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities (synset 300229099)
    "the best film of the year"; "the best solution"; "the best time for planting"; "wore his best suit"
  2. (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable (synset 300067988)
    "it would be better to speak to him"; "the White House thought it best not to respond"
  1. The supreme effort one can make (synset 100128351)
    "they did their best"
  2. The person who is most outstanding or excellent;
    Someone who tops all others (synset 109870573)
    "he could beat the best of them"
  3. Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978) (synset 110869645)
  1. In a most excellent way or manner (synset 400189649)
    "he played best after a couple of martinis"
  2. It would be sensible (synset 400189569)
    "you'd best stay at home"
  3. From a position of superiority or authority (synset 400512379)
    "father knows best"; "I know better."
  1. Get the better of (synset 201111670)
    "the goal was to best the competition"

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