the best


: the best person or thing
Out of all of my workers, he's the best.
I have one more gift for you, and I saved the best for last.
Our store sells nothing but the best.
They want the best for their children.
often used with of
Even in the best of times, we had trouble paying our bills.
We were the best of friends.
I have a wonderful family and a great job, so I feel that I have the best of both worlds.

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“The best.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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