best/surest/safest bet

Definition of best/surest/safest bet

  1. :  something that is most likely to happen or be successful If you want to get there early, your best/surest/safest bet is to take a different road.

Word by Word Definitions

bestplay
  1. : superlative ofgood

    :  excelling all others

    :  most productive of good :  offering or producing the greatest advantage, utility, or satisfaction

  1. : superlative ofwell

    :  in the best (see 1best) way :  to greatest advantage

    :  most

  1. :  the best (see 1best) state or part

    :  one that is best

    :  the greatest degree of good or excellence

  1. :  to get the better of :  outdo

  1. :  had best (see 2best 1)

sureplay surest
  1. :  safe from danger or harm

    :  firmly established :  steadfast

    :  reliable, trustworthy

  1. :  surely

safeplay safest
  1. :  free from harm or risk :  unhurt

    :  secure from threat of danger, harm, or loss

    :  successful at getting to a base in baseball without being put out

  1. :  a place or receptacle to keep articles (such as valuables) safe

    :  condom

  1. :  something that is laid, staked, or pledged typically between two parties on the outcome of a contest or a contingent issue :  wager

    :  the act of giving such a pledge

    :  something to wager on

  1. :  to stake on the outcome of an issue or the performance of a contestant

    :  to maintain with or as if with a bet

    :  to make a bet with

  1. : between


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