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best

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of best

  1. 1 dressy clothing a family that still believes that you should wear your best to church Synonyms of best array, finery, bravery, caparison, feather, frippery, full dress, gaiety (also gayety), glad rags, regaliaWords Related to best apparel, attire, costume, duds, habiliment(s), rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, toggery, togs, vestiary, vesture, wearNear Antonyms of best tatters; disarray, dishabille

  2. 2 individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class only the best will go on to the finals Synonyms of best A-list, aristocracy, elite, choice, corps d'elite, cream, crème de la crème, elect, fat, flower, illuminati, pick, pink, pride, priesthood, prime, royalty, upper crustWords Related to best establishment, gentry, nobility, quality, society, top, top drawer, upper class; caviar (also caviare); who's whoNear Antonyms of best commoners, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, rank and file, unwashed


best

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of best

  1. to achieve a victory over at last she's bested her card-playing mother at the game of hearts Synonyms of best beat, conquer, defeat, dispatch, do down [British], get, get around, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), skunk, stop, subdue, surmount, take, trim, triumph (over), upend, win (against), worstWords Related to best sweep; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; annihilate, blow away, blow out, bomb, break, bury, clobber, cream, crush, drub, finish, flatten, overwhelm, rout, shellac, skin, slaughter, smoke [slang], snow under, thrash, trounce, upset, wallop, wax [slang], whip; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, subjugate, unseat, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, excel, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcendNear Antonyms of best fall, give up, go down, go under; collapse, fail, flop, flunk, fold, wash outAntonyms of best lose (to)



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