Translation of "best" - English-Spanish dictionary
A1 superlative of well: most, or more than any other
Which of the songs did you like best?
the best B1 someone or something that is better than any other
el mejor, la mejor, lo mejor
He’s the best of the new players.
do/try your best B1 to try very hard to do something
hacer todo lo posible
I did my best to persuade him.
make the best of something
(Definition of best from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
best adjective, pronoun /best/
› (something which is) good to the greatest extent
She wrote the best book on the subject This is the best (that) I can do She is my best friend Which method is (the) best? The flowers are at their best just now. best man noun bestseller noun › something (usually a book) which sells very many copies
best seller, éxito de ventas
Ernest Hemingway wrote several bestsellers. the best part of do one’s best › to try as hard as possible
hacer lo posible
He did his best to be there on time. for the best › intended to have the best results possible
con la mejor intención, para el bien de alguien
We don’t want to send our son away to boarding school, but we’re doing it for the best. get the best of make the best of it