for the best

Definition of for the best

:having or producing a better result
  • I won't be able to go, but maybe it's (all) for the best. I have a lot of work to do anyway.
:in a way that will achieve the best result
  • They believe that they are acting for the best.

Word by Word Definitions

best play
  1. : superlative of good

  2. : excelling all others

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

  1. : superlative of well

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

  3. : most

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

  2. : one that is best

  3. : the greatest degree of good or excellence

  1. : to get the better of : outdo

  1. : had best (see 2best 1)


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