second to none

Definition of second to none

:better than all others of the same kind
  • His cakes are second to none.
  • The city's public transportation system is second to none.

Word by Word Definitions

second play
  1. : next to the first in place or time

  2. : next to the first in value, excellence, or degree

  3. : inferior, subordinate

  1. : one that is number two in a series — see Table of Numbers

  2. : one that is next after the first in rank, position, authority, or precedence

  3. : one that assists or supports another

  1. : the 60th part of a minute of angular measure

  2. : the 60th part of a minute of time : 1/86,400 part of the mean solar day

  3. : an instant of time : moment

  1. : to give support or encouragement to : assist

  2. : to support (a fighting person or group) in combat : bring up reinforcements for

  3. : to support or assist in contention or debate

none play
  1. : not any

  2. : not one : nobody

  3. : not any such thing or person

  1. : not any : no

  1. : by no means : not at all

  2. : in no way : to no extent

  1. : the fifth of the canonical hours


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