do one's utmost

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of do one's utmost

: to do all one can
  • We did our utmost to help.

Word by Word Definitions

do play
  1. : to bring to pass : carry out

  2. : put

  3. : perform, execute

  1. : fuss, ado

  2. : deed, duty

  3. : a festive get-together : affair, party

  1. : the first tone of the major scale in solfège

utmost play
  1. : situated at the farthest or most distant point : extreme

  2. : of the greatest or highest degree, quantity, number, or amount

  1. : the most possible : the extreme limit : the highest attainable point or degree

  2. : the highest, greatest, or best of one's abilities, powers, and resources


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