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EN[bɛst] [-ɛst]
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  • Best or The Best may refer to:
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    Definition of best in English Dictionary

  • NounPLbestsSUF-est
    1. NU The supreme effort one can make, or has made.
      1. I did my best.
      2. My personal best in that race is eighteen minutes, four seconds.
    2. NC The person (or persons) who is (are) most excellent.
      1. something that is best.
      2. VerbSGbestsPRbestingPT, PPbested
        1. to surpass in skill or achievement.
          1. VT To beat in a contest.
          2. Adjective
            1. superlative form of good: most good.
              1. I can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. ‎
            2. Most; largest.
              1. Unpacking took the best part of a week. ‎
          3. Adverb
            1. superlative form of well: most well.
              1. To the most advantage; with the most success, cause, profit, benefit, or propriety.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Scoot from just $8? Chiong Ah (To rush and hurry for the best deals)! From 11 to 13 July only, grab flights around Asia and Australia from just $8!
                  • he took the best men with her and left the rest to garrison the city ‎
                  • Nonetheless, to the best of our knowledge, the capacity of raffinose and stachyose to act as fructosyl donors in transfructosylation reactions catalyzed by the levansucrase of B.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Best Excuse for a Wandering Mind: SNARRY!, Jason Isaacs, Alan Rickman
                  • Best sources lean red meat, poultry, fish, dark green, leafy vegetables and wholegrain cereals.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • Parents get after their children to do homework for the best.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Adjectives
                  • Adjective forms
                    • Adjective superlative forms
                  • Adverbs
                    • Adverb forms
                      • Adverb superlative forms
                    • Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                        • Singularia tantum
                          • Uncountable nouns
                        • Verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
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                        4. fr bestial
                        5. en bestir
                        Source: Wiktionary
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                        Meaning of best for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "best" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an adverb form. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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