Best and Better


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Best verb – To achieve a victory over.
Usage example: at last she's bested her card-playing mother at the game of hearts

Better is a synonym for best in defeat topic. In some cases you can use "Better" instead the word "Best" as an adjective or a verb or an adverb, when it comes to topics like big, finest. popular alternative
Synonyms for Best


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Better verb – To be greater, better, or stronger than.
Usage example: this year's profits should better last year's by a wide margin

Best is a synonym for better in big topic. You can use "Best" instead the word "Better" as an adjective or a verb or an adverb, if it concerns topics such as outdo, finest. informal substitute
Synonyms for Better

Things that words describes

person best person better person
man best man better man
part best part better part
choice best choice better choice
Other nouns: idea, place, chance, equipment, time, use, way, example, game, story, shot, solution, weapon, version, ending, option, items, fighter, player, ways, weapons, examples, fighters.

Common collocations

trend best trend better trend
revolver best revolver better revolver
problems best problems better problems
tendencies best tendencies better tendencies
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