to the best of one's belief

Definition of to the best of one's belief

  1. —saying something is to the best of one's belief means it agrees with what one knows and believes to be true To the best of my belief, everyone arrived on time.

Word by Word Definitions

bestplay
  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)

beliefplay
  1. :  a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing

    :  something that is accepted, considered to be true, or held as an opinion :  something believed

    :  a tenet or body of tenets held by a group


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