to the best of one's knowledge

Definition of to the best of one's knowledge

  1. 1 —used to say that a person thinks something is true but that there may be something he or she does not know which makes it untrue To the best of his knowledge, no one had called all morning.

  2. 2 :  as truthfully as possible I answered their questions to the best of my knowledge.

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)

knowledgeplay
  1. :  the fact or condition of knowing something with familiarity gained through experience or association

    :  acquaintance with or understanding of a science, art, or technique

    :  the fact or condition of being aware of something


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