Definition of make the best of
- We may not get another chance, so we need to make the best of this opportunity.
- Life is not very good right now—but let's try to make the best of it.
- (British) We're trying to make the best of a bad job.
: behave, act
: to begin or seem to begin (an action)
: to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone
: the manner or style in which a thing is constructed
: the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person
: superlative of good
: excelling all others
: most productive of good : offering or producing the greatest advantage, utility, or satisfaction
: superlative of well
: in the best (see 1best) way : to greatest advantage
: the best (see 1best) state or part
: one that is best
: the greatest degree of good or excellence
: to get the better of : outdo
: had best (see 2best 1)
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