to the best of someone's recollection

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to the best of someone's recollection

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

Word by Word Definitions

best play
  1. : superlative of good

  2. : excelling all others

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

  1. : superlative of well

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

  3. : most

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

  2. : one that is best

  3. : the greatest degree of good or excellence

  1. : to get the better of : outdo

  1. : had best (see 2best 1)

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

recollection play
  1. : tranquility of mind

  2. : religious contemplation

  3. : the action or power of recalling to mind


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