1 in the way that is most satisfactory, suitable, pleasant, effective, successful etc
You need to find out which program works best on your computer.
He is the kind of musician who always performs best in front of a live audience.
The play can be best described as ‘a serious comedy’.
do something as best you can (=do something as well as you are able): I’ll try to deal with all these problems as best I can.
suit someone best (=be most suitable for someone): Which colour do you think suits me best?
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