2 adverb
best2 S1 W2 [superlative of well]
1 in a way that is better than any other:
It works best if you let it warm up first.
This can best be described as a series of steps.
the best-dressed man in Paris
2 to the greatest degree [= most]:
You know him best - you should ask him.
The part I like best is the meal afterwards.
He's perhaps best known for his role in 'Midnight Cowboy.'

as best you can

spoken as well as you can, even if this is not very good:
I'll try and fix it as best I can.

had best

spoken ought to:
We'd best be getting back.

➔ had better

at better2 (3)

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