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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. best: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. best: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. best, the best: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Best, best: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. best, best, best, best: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. best: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. best: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Best: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. best: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. best: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. best: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Best: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. best: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. best: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. best: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. best: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. B.E.S.T, BEST (Album), BEST (Chicosci album), BEST, Best (Album), Best (Chicosci album), Best (Jellyfish album), Best (Kenny G album), Best (S Club 7 album), Best (album), Best (band), Best (compilation), Best (disambiguation), Best (film), Best (football), Best (surname), Best, Best, The Best (Of), The Best (VHS), The Best (album), The Best (band), The Best (film), The Best (song), The Best, The best, .best: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Best: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. best: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. best: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. best, best: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. best: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Best: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. best: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. best: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. best: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. Best, best: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Best: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. best: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. best: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Best: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. best: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. BEST: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. best: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. BEST: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. BEST: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  4. best: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. B.E.S.T, Best, THE BEST, The best: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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noun:  the supreme effort one can make ("They did their best")
noun:  the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others ("He could beat the best of them")
noun:  Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
verb:  get the better of ("The goal was to best the competition")
adjective:  (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities ("The best film of the year")
adverb:  it would be sensible ("You'd best stay at home")
adverb:  in a most excellent way or manner ("He played best after a couple of martinis")
adverb:  from a position of superiority or authority ("Father knows best")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 6250 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #737)

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