from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of best.
- v. Variant of bestead
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. same as defeated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Placed; situated: of things.
- Placed or circumstanced as to condition, convenience, benefit, and the like; situated: of persons.
- Disposed mentally; affected: as, “sorrowfully bestad,”
- Provided; furnished.
Post: 3 Weeks ago McCain bested Obama in Ohio by 4% (45-41).
In 1961, when Maris and Mantle chased Ruth's record of 60 HRs, Maris again bested Mantle for the MVP -- winning the award in another tight vote by only 4 points.
Poor PR … He finds himself confronted with the facts as reported by information from a major and respected university that backs up its narrative with official government documents from the 1980s obtained via the Freedom of Information Act and he can manage to stuuter in his utter frustration at having been bested is “i see exxonley has resorted to absolute fantasy in posts 136 and 137.”
GREENVILLE, South Carolina (Ticker) -- Duke survived as the mentor once again bested the pupil.
David, in agreement with you on the subject of "worsted" vs. "bested" - worsted is a type of yarn and I assume Mr Hudson isn't implying that Robin Hood turned rich people into wool.
Captain Riddle and Burges got to paying poker, and the Captain "bested" him for about $200.
CLICK THRU for more details about Aqua Ninja (who, in spirit, has alredy "bested" me, as I do not swin, much less dive LOL)
Their crimes aren't "bested" or topped by those of Yoo and Bybee; they're far worse.
You are a thin skinned supply side arm chair economist you get 'bested' every time you challenge others ...
Sarah Palin "bested" by a third grader, I am not kidding