to the best of one's ability

Definition of to the best of one's ability

  1. :  as well as one is able Every game, we go out and play to the best of our ability.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : superlative ofgood

    :  excelling all others

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

  1. : superlative ofwell

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

    :  most

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

    :  one that is best

    :  the greatest degree of good or excellence

  1. :  to get the better of :  outdo

  1. :  had best (see 2best 1)

  1. :  the quality or state of being able

    :  physical, mental, or legal power to do something

    :  competence in doing something :  skill

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a trip made at another's expense

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