of the most excellent, effective, or desirable type or quality.
"the best pitcher in the league"
synonyms: finest, greatest, top, foremost, leading, preeminent, premier, prime, first, chief, principal, supreme, of the highest quality, superlative, par excellence, unrivaled, second to none, without equal, nonpareil, unsurpassed, peerless, matchless, unparalleled, unbeaten, unbeatable, optimum, optimal, ultimate, incomparable, ideal, perfect; More
"some of the best times of my life"
most appropriate, advantageous, or well advised.
"do whatever you think best"
synonyms: most advantageous, most useful, most suitable, most fitting, most appropriate; More
superlative of well1.
to the highest degree; most.
"the one we liked best"
synonyms: most, to the highest/greatest degree More
most excellently or effectively.
"the best-dressed man in Hollywood"
synonyms: to the highest standard, in the best way More
most suitably, appropriately, or usefully.
"this is best done at home"
synonyms: most advantageously, most usefully, most suitably, most fittingly, most appropriately; More
that which is the most excellent, outstanding, or desirable.
"buy the best you can afford"
synonyms: finest, choicest, top, cream, choice, prime, elite, crème de la crème, flower, jewel in the crown, nonpareil; More