简明英汉词典

at best
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美国传统词典[双解]

best
best
AHD:[bμst]
D.J.[best]
K.K.[bWst]
adj.(形容词)
good的最高级形式

(1)

Surpassing all others in excellence, achievement, or quality; most excellent:
最好的:在优点、成就或质量上超出其他所有的;最优秀的:
the best performer; the best grade of ore.
最优秀的表演者;最优等级矿石

(2)

Most satisfactory, suitable, or useful; most desirable:
最合适的:最满意的、最适合的,或最有用的;最合乎需要的:
the best solution; the best time for planting.
最佳解答;最佳种植时节

(3)

Greatest; most:
最多的;最大的:
He spoke for the best part of an hour.
他讲话用了大半个钟头
adv.(副词)
well2的最高级形式

(1)

In a most excellent way; most creditably or advantageously.
最佳地:最佳地;最可信地或最有利地

(2)

To the greatest degree or extent; most:
最大限度地;最:
“He was certainly the best hated man in the ship”(W. Somerset Maugham)
“他无疑是船上最可恨的人”( W.萨默塞特·莫姆)
n.(名词)

(1)

One that surpasses all others.
佼佼者

(2)

The best part, moment, or value:
最好的部分,最好的时间,最好的价值:
The best is still to come. Let's get the best out of life.
最好的时刻即将到来。让我们享受生命中的精华

(3)

The optimum condition or quality:
最佳状况:最合适的条件或质量:
look your best. She was at her best in the freestyle competition.
你看起来好极了。她在自由式泳赛中处于最佳状态

(4)

One's nicest or most formal clothing.
盛装,最好服装:一个人最好的或最正式的衣着

(5)

The supreme effort one can make:
最大努力:一个人所能尽的最大努力:
doing our best.
尽我们的最大努力

(6)

One's warmest wishes or regards:
最热烈祝福,最热烈问候:
Give them my best.
向他们表示我最热烈的祝愿
v.tr.(及物动词)
best.edbest.ingbests
To get the better of; beat:
胜过;击败:
“I'm a rough customer, I expect, but I know when I'm bested”(Nathanael West)
“我知道我是个难缠的客户,但当我被占了上风时我有自知之明”(纳撒内尔·韦斯特)

习惯用语

at best

(1)

Interpreted most favorably; at the most:
充其量;至多:
no more than 40 people at best in attendance.
充其量有不到40人参加

(2)

Under the most favorable conditions:
在最佳情况下:
has a top speed of 20 miles per hour at best.
最高时速为每小时20英里

for the best
With an ultimately positive or preferable result.
结果会是好的:最终有一个乐观的或让人满意的结果

get the best of或

have the best of
To outdo or outwit; defeat:
击败:胜过或赢过;击败:
My opponent got the best of me in the debate.
在辩论中我的对手胜过了我

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old English betst * see bhad-
源自 古英语 betst *参见 bhad-

用法
According to rule, better should be used in comparisons between two things: Which house of Congress has the better (not best ) attendance record? In certain fixed expressions, however, best is used idiomatically for comparisons between two: Put your best foot forward. May the best man win! See Usage Note at better 1rather
按照规定,better 应用于两种东西的比较: which house of Congress has the better (而不是 best ) attendence record?(哪一次的议会出席率高一些?)。 在某些固定的表达中best 也被习惯用于两者之间的比较: 全力以赴。祝最佳的取胜! 参见 better1rather

美国传统词典

best
best
AHD:[bμst]
D.J.[best]
K.K.[bWst]
adj.
Superlative of good

(1)

Surpassing all others in excellence, achievement, or quality; most excellent:
the best performer; the best grade of ore.

(2)

Most satisfactory, suitable, or useful; most desirable:
the best solution; the best time for planting.

(3)

Greatest; most:
He spoke for the best part of an hour.
adv.
Superlative of well2

(1)

In a most excellent way; most creditably or advantageously.

(2)

To the greatest degree or extent; most:
“He was certainly the best hated man in the ship”(W. Somerset Maugham)
n.

(1)

One that surpasses all others.

(2)

The best part, moment, or value:
The best is still to come. Let's get the best out of life.

(3)

The optimum condition or quality:
look your best. She was at her best in the freestyle competition.

(4)

One's nicest or most formal clothing.

(5)

The supreme effort one can make:
doing our best.

(6)

One's warmest wishes or regards:
Give them my best.
v.tr.
best.ed, best.ing, bests
To get the better of; beat:
“I'm a rough customer, I expect, but I know when I'm bested”(Nathanael West)

习惯用语

at best

(1)

Interpreted most favorably; at the most:
no more than 40 people at best in attendance.

(2)

Under the most favorable conditions:
has a top speed of 20 miles per hour at best.

for the best
With an ultimately positive or preferable result.

get the best ofor

have the best of
To outdo or outwit; defeat:
My opponent got the best of me in the debate.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old English betst * see bhad-

用法
According to rule, better should be used in comparisons between two things: Which house of Congress has the better (not best ) attendance record? In certain fixed expressions, however, best is used idiomatically for comparisons between two: Put your best foot forward. May the best man win! See Usage Note at better 1rather

英汉航海大词典

at best
prep.充其量不过

英汉环境大词典

at best
n.充其量,最好也只不过

英汉化学大词典

at best
adv.充其量,最好也只不过

英汉经贸大词典

at best
n.按最好价格;n.充其量,最好也只不过

最新会计师英汉大词典

at best
以最佳的汇率或价格,最佳价格,按最好的市价成交

英汉能源大词典

at best
n.充其量,最好也只不过

英汉贸易大词典

at best
以最佳的汇率或价格,最佳价格

现代商务英汉大词典

at best
按最好的市价成交,以最佳的汇率或价格,最佳价格

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