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best

  

      adj  
1    chief, finest, first, first-class, first-rate, foremost, highest, leading, most excellent, outstanding, perfect, pre-eminent, principal, superlative, supreme, unsurpassed  
2    advantageous, apt, correct, golden, most desirable, most fitting, right  
3    greatest, largest, most  
      adv  
4    advantageously, attractively, excellently, most fortunately  
5    extremely, greatly, most deeply, most fully, most highly  
      n  
6    choice, cream, crème de la crème, elite, favourite, finest, first, flower, pick, prime, top  
7    hardest, highest endeavour, utmost  
      vb  
8    beat, blow out of the water     (slang)   conquer, defeat, get the better of, lick     (informal)   master, outclass, outdo, put in the shade     (informal)   run rings around     (informal)   stuff     (slang)   surpass, tank     (slang)   thrash, triumph over, trounce, undo, wipe the floor with     (informal)  


best-selling     
chart-topping     (informal)   highly successful, hit     (informal)   number one, smash     (informal)   smash-hit     (informal)   successful  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
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beset, beast, bestir, bestow

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
exp.
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
n.
award for the best dog in a dog show
At French dog shows they use the English expression
n.
got a lot on his plate
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
exp.
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
n.
best friend
[Neologism]
adj.
liked best of all
[US] Example Sentence: Reverso is my newest favorite online dictionary so I have shared it with my EAL students in the high school.
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
n.
it's the best there is
v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
n.
the act of furthering; promotion; advancement.
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
v.
The act or offence of grubbing up trees and bushes, and thus destroying forest land. Or, the land thus destroyed.
[Leg.] English noun and verb
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
exp.
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
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