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best /best/
  • (bất qui tắc) tính từ, số nhiều của good
    • tốt nhất, hay nhất, đẹp nhất, giỏi nhất
      • the best thing to do: việc làm tốt nhất, việc làm có kết quả nhất
      • to put on one's best clothes: thắng bộ đẹp nhất
    • the best part
      • đại bộ phận
    • the best part of the year: phần lớn thời gian trong năm
    • to put one's best leg (foot) foremost
      • đi thật nhanh, đi ba chân bốn cẳng
    • (nghĩa bóng) làm công việc mình thành thạo nhất
    • phó từ, số nhiều của well
      • tốt nhất, hay nhất; hơn nhất
        • he work best in the morning: anh ấy làm việc tốt nhất vào buổi sáng
        • the dressed woman: người đàn bà ăn mặc đẹp nhất
      • gad best
        • tốt nhất là, khôn hơn hết là
      • we had best go home now: tốt nhất là bây giờ chúng ta về nhà
      • the best abused: (thông tục) bị chửi nhiều nhất (người, vật...)
    • danh từ
      • cái tốt nhất, cái hay nhất, cái đẹp nhất
      • cố gắng lớn nhất
      • quần áo đẹp nhất
      • at [the] best
        • trong điều kiện tốt nhất, trong hoàn cảnh tốt nhất
      • bad is the best
        • không có triển vọng gì hay, không hy vọng gì có chuyện tốt đẹp xảy ra
      • to be at one's best
        • lúc đẹp nhất, lúc tốt nhất, lúc sung sức nhất, lúc rực rỡ nhất
      • the best is the enemy of the good
        • (tục ngữ) cầu toàn thường khi lại hỏng việc
      • to be one's best
        • làm hết sức mình
      • to get (have) the best of it
        • thắng thế (trong khi tranh luận...)
      • to get the best of someone
        • (thể dục,thể thao) thắng ai
      • if you cannot have the best, make the best of what you have
        • (tục ngữ) không có cá thì lấy rau má làm ngon
      • Sunday best
        • (xem) Sunday
      • to make the best of it (of a bad bargain, of a bad business, of a bad job)
        • mặc dầu có khó khăn vẫn vui vẻ cố gắng; không nản lòng trong lúc khó khăn
      • to make the best of something
        • tận dụng cái hay, cái tốt đẹp của việc gì
      • chịu đựng cái gì
      • to make the best of one's time
        • tranh thủ thời gian
      • to make the best of one's way
        • đi thật nhanh
      • to send one's best
        • gửi lời chào, gửi lời chúc mừng
      • to the best of one's knowledge
        • với tất cả sự hiểu biết của mình
      • to the best of one's power (ability)
        • với tất cả khả năng của mình
      • with the best
        • như bất cứ ai
      • although he is nearly sixty, he can still carry 40 kg on his shoulder with the best: mặc dù đã gần sáu mươi tuổi, cụ ấy vẫn gánh được 40 kg như những người khác
    • ngoại động từ
      • hơn, thắng (ai); ranh ma hơn, láu cá hơn (ai)
    Concise Dictionary
    +the supreme effort one can make
    +the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    +Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
    +get the better of
    +(superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities
    +(comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable
    +in a most excellent way or manner
    +it would be sensible
    +from a position of superiority or authority

    +moral excellence or admirableness
    +that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
    +articles of commerce
    +having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
    +having the normally expected amount
    +morally admirable
    +deserving of esteem and respect
    +promoting or enhancing well-being
    +agreeable or pleasing
    +of moral excellence
    +having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    +with or in a close or intimate relationship
    +financially sound
    +most suitable or right for a particular purpose
    +resulting favorably
    +exerting force or influence
    +capable of pleasing
    +appealing to the mind
    +in excellent physical condition
    +tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
    +not forged
    +not left to spoil
    +generally admired
    +(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')
    +in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')

    +a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
    +a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
    +an abundant source
    +an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)
    +an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
    +come up, as of a liquid
    +in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury
    +resulting favorably
    +wise or advantageous and hence advisable
    +(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')
    +thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form
    +indicating high probability; in all likelihood
    +(used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully
    +to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree
    +favorably; with approval
    +to a great extent or degree
    +with great or especially intimate knowledge
    +with prudence or propriety
    +with skill or in a pleasing manner
    +in a manner affording benefit or advantage
    +in financial comfort
    +without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 superlative, unexcelled, finest, pre-eminent, first, superb, unsurpassed, superior, excellent, paramount, first-rate, Colloq A-1, A-one:
    Henry VIII was the best rider, the best lance, and the best archer in England.
    2 kindest, most beneficent, nicest:
    Which of your brothers is the best to you?
    3 foremost, choicest, pre-eminent, most suitable, most appropriate, most qualified, most talented, most desirable, most outstanding:
    We want the best person to fill the job.
    4 largest, most, greatest:
    She had travelled the best part of the way by ship.
    5 richest, wealthiest; first-class, upper crust, upper-class:
    He associates only with those he considers to be the best people.
    6 finest; first:
    The best is yet to come.
    7 finery, best clothes, Colloq best bib and tucker:
    He was all decked out in his Sunday best.
    8 greatest or maximum effort:
    He did his best but it wasn't enough to win.
    9 most excellently, to the fullest extent, in the most suitable way, most adroitly, most skilfully, most superbly, most artistically:
    All the children performed well, but Alice performed best.
    10 with greatest satisfaction, most successfully:
    He who laughs last laughs best.
    11 win (out) over, conquer, beat, surpass, overpower, get the better of, subdue, defeat, worst, vanquish, trounce, rout, crush, master, outdo, overwhelm, overcome, outwit:
    He was bested in three falls out of four.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, adverb, noun, verb
    + adjective (superlative of good)
    1 of the most excellent type or quality: That's the best movie I've ever seen! + He wrote his best songs before he was 25. + She was one of the best tennis players of her generation. + Is that your best suit? + They've been best friends (= closest friends) since they were children. + the company's best-ever results + We want the kids to have the best possible education. + The best-before date on the lemonade is 10 May (= it should be used by May 10 as it will not be of such good quality after that).
    2 most enjoyable; happiest: Those were the best years of my life.
    3 most suitable or appropriate: What's the best way to cook steak? + The best thing to do would be to apologize. + He's the best man for the job. + It's best if you go now. + I'm not in the best position to advise you.
    Idioms: Idioms containing bestadjective are at the entries for the nouns and verbs in the idioms, for example on your best behaviour is at behaviour.
    + adverb (superlative of well, often used in adjectives)
    1 most; to the greatest extent: Which one do you like best? + Well-drained soil suits the plant best. + her best-known poem
    2 in the most excellent way; to the highest standard: He works best in the mornings. + Britain's best-dressed woman + The beaches are beautiful, but, best of all, there are very few tourists.
    3 in the most suitable or appropriate way: Painting is best done in daylight. + Do as you think best (= what you think is the most suitable thing to do).
    Idioms: as best you can not perfectly but as well as you are able: We'll manage as best we can.
    + noun [sing.] (usually the best)
    1 the most excellent thing or person: We all want the best for our children. + They only buy the best. + They're all good players, but she's the best of all. + We're the best of friends (= very close friends).
    2 the highest standard that sb/sth can reach: She always brings out the best in people. + The town looks its best (= is most attractive) in the spring. + Don't worry about the exam-just do your best. + The roses are past their best now. + I don't really feel at my best today.
    3 something that is as close as possible to what you need or want: Fifty pounds is the best I can offer you. + The best we can hope for in the game is a draw.
    4 the highest standard that a particular person has reached, especially in a sport: She won the race with a personal best of 2 minutes 22.
    Idioms: all the best (informal) used when you are saying goodbye to sb or ending a letter, to give sb your good wishes
    at best used for saying what is the best opinion you can have of sb/sth, or the best thing that can happen, when the situation is bad: Their response to the proposal was, at best, cool. + We can't arrive before Friday at best.
    be (all) for the best used to say that although sth appears bad or unpleasant now, it will be good in the end: I don't want you to leave, but perhaps it's for the best.
    the best of three, five, etc. (especially in games and sports) up to three, five, etc. games played to decide who wins, the winner being the person who wins most of them
    do, mean, etc. sth for the best to do or say sth in order to achieve a good result or to help sb: I just don't know what to do for the best. + I'm sorry if my advice offended you-I meant it for the best.
    have / get the best of sth to gain more advantage from sth than sb else: I thought you had the best of that discussion.
    make the best of sth / it
    make the best of things
    make the best of a bad job to accept a bad or difficult situation and do as well as you can
    to the best of your knowledge / belief as far as you know: He never made a will, to the best of my knowledge.
    with the best (of them) as well as anyone: He'll be out there, dancing with the best of them.
    more at BUNCH n., HOPE v., LUCK n., SUNDAY
    + verb [VN] [usually passive] (formal) to defeat or be more successful than sb: He was determined not to be bested by his old rival.
    Collocation Dictionary


    be | consider sth, deem sth, judge sth, think sth
    Owen judged it best to make no reply.


    We aim to give our guests the very best attention.
    | by far, easily
    This is by far the best restaurant in the town.


    Who in the class is best at maths?
    | for
    I'm only trying to do what's best for you.

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