best+part

  • 1 best part — noun The larger part • • • Main Entry: ↑best …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 2 best part — index elite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 best part — crowning jewel, part which is the most enjoyable or fun, part which is the most interesting …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 best part, the —  Most. The greater part.    ♣ It s been snowing for the best part of an hour …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 5 The Best Part — Infobox Album | Name = The Best Part Type = Album Artist = J Live Released = 2001 Recorded = 1997 Genre = Hip Hop Length = 74:23 Label = Triple Threat Productions Producer = J Live and Wes Jackson Reviews = *Urban Smarts (79 of 100)… …

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  • 6 (the) best part of something — the best/better/part of something phrase almost all of something, especially a period of time The journey will take him the best part of a year. Thesaurus: almost and almost notsynonym Main entry …

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  • 7 the best part of — ► the best part of most of. Main Entry: ↑best …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 the best part of — most of it took them the best part of 10 years …

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  • 9 the best part of — most of. → best …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 10 best — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of the most excellent or desirable type or quality. 2) most suitable, appropriate, or sensible. ► ADVERB 1) to the highest degree; most. 2) to the highest standard. 3) most suitably, appropriately, or sensibly. ► …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 best — /best/, adj., superl. of good with better as compar. 1. of the highest quality, excellence, or standing: the best work; the best students. 2. most advantageous, suitable, or desirable: the best way. 3. largest; most: the best part of a day. adv …

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  • 12 Best — (b[e^]st), a.; superl. of Good. [AS. besta, best, contr. from betest, betst, betsta; akin to Goth. batists, OHG. pezzisto, G. best, beste, D. best, Icel. beztr, Dan. best, Sw. b[ a]st. This word has no connection in origin with good. See {Better} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Best man — Best Best (b[e^]st), a.; superl. of Good. [AS. besta, best, contr. from betest, betst, betsta; akin to Goth. batists, OHG. pezzisto, G. best, beste, D. best, Icel. beztr, Dan. best, Sw. b[ a]st. This word has no connection in origin with good.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 best — [best] adj. [ME best, betst < OE betst (akin to Goth batists) < ? IE base * bhad , good > Sans bhadrá ḥ, fortunate, good] 1. superl. of GOOD 2. of the most excellent sort; surpassing all others 3. most suitable, most desirable, most… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 part — part1 W1S1 [pa:t US pa:rt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(piece)¦ 2¦(machine/object)¦ 3¦(not all)¦ 4¦(involvement)¦ 5 have a part to play (in something) 6 take part 7 take/have/play no part in something 8 want no part of something 9 the best/better part of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 part — 1 noun 1 PIECE OF (C, U) a piece of something such as an object, area, event, or period of time (+ of): The front part of the car was badly damaged. | In parts of Canada, French is the first language. | What part of America do you come from? | I… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 best — [[t]be̱st[/t]] ♦ 1) Best is the superlative of good. If you want further information the best thing to do is have a word with the driver as you get on the bus... It s not the best place to live if you wish to develop your knowledge and love of… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 best — /bɛst / (say best) adjective (superlative of good) 1. of the highest quality, excellence, or standing: the best judgement. 2. most advantageous, suitable, or desirable: the best way. 3. largest; most: I haven t seen her for the best part of an… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 best — I. adjective, superlative of good Etymology: Middle English, from Old English betst; akin to Old English bōt remedy more at better Date: before 12th century 1. excelling all others < the best student > 2. most productive of good ; offering or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 part — I [[t]pɑ͟ː(r)t[/t]] NOUN USES, QUANTIFIER USES, AND PHRASES ♦ parts (Please look at category 19 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N COUNT: usu N of n A part of something is one of the pieces,… …

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