Definition of Bested

1. Verb. (past of best) ¹



2. Verb. ''Variant of'' (term bestead) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bested

1. best [v] - See also: best

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bested

bestains
bestand
bestar
bestarred
bestarring
bestars
bestatin
bestay
bestead
besteaded
besteading
besteads
besteal
bestealing
besteals
bested (current term)
bestep
bestest
bestial
bestialise
bestialities
bestialization
bestialize
bestialized
bestializes
bestializing
bestially
bestials
bestiarian

Literary usage of Bested

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1. The Speeches of the Late Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel, Bart.: Delivered by Robert Peel (1853)
"He bested not to be understood as urging these observations аз objections to the bill; be only aimed at suggesting topics which he thought were deserving of ..."

2. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1892)
"bested, overcome in a struggle. We do not say that a man has been "worsted," but "bested" ; or we say "he bested his marrow at the job." " Jack bested Tom. ..."

3. An Essay on the Learning of Contingent Remainders and Executory Devises by Charles Fearne, Charles Butler, Josiah William Smith (1845)
"Of limitations of bested interests inreal estate, - subject to a term for years, ... Of Other limitations of bested interests, sub- See Part II. ject to a ..."

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