to the best of someone's recollection

Definition of to the best of someone's recollection

  1. :  from what someone can remember To the best of her recollection, she had only met them once.

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. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  tranquility of mind

    :  religious contemplation

    :  the action or power of recalling to mind

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to cast off or become cast off

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