Best Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Best

Most favorable or desirable; best; optimal
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First in physical position or place:
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The definition of supreme is the highest or best.
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Generally excellent
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Surpassing all others in some way
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Superlative form of great: most great
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Having no match or equal; unsurpassed:
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Generally excellent
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Comparative form of great: more great
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Applied especially to people
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Without equal; unrivaled
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Generally excellent
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The period of best performance or peak activity:
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(Idiomatic) The best or most desirable among some selection.
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Any person or persons regarded as representing the best or noblest of traditional values
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(Grammar) Of, relating to, or being the extreme degree of comparison of an adjective or adverb, as in best or brightest.
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Not matched or paralleled by others of its kind; unrivaled.
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Generally excellent
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Lavender rose - enchantment, love at first sight
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To gain, win, or obtain by effort.
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Reliable; dependable:
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The superlative or most preferable part of something
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To defeat or conquer in battle; subjugate.
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Ranking higher than any other, as in power or importance; chief; supreme
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(Uncountable) The first gear of an engine.
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To subjugate is to bring something or someone under your control and to force submission or compliance.
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Having no rival, equal, or competitor; matchless; peerless
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Applied especially to things
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Applied especially to people
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(Medicine) A viscous aqueous oil/fat emulsion with a medicament added, used to apply that medicament to the skin. (compare with ointment)
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Greatly valued; precious:
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The definition of clever is being smart or having the skills to do something well.
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As good as the best, as in quality or reputation; inferior to no one else or to nothing else of the same kind.
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One selection or preference; that which is chosen or decided; the outcome of a decision.
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Generally excellent
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To win a victory over, as in battle or a competition
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To reduce slightly; to cut; especially, to remove excess; e.g. 'trim a hedge', 'trim a beard'.
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Of superior quality or value:
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Unable to be matched
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(Obs.) The act of capturing
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A person or thing first in order, excellence, importance, etc.
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Generally excellent
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The most or the greatest that is possible; extreme limit or degree
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Supreme; of a surpassing quality or quantity.
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Comparative form of large: more large
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To win a victory over, as in battle or a competition
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(Slang) To receive a grade of A on:
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Happy, in good spirits.
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Of great size, extent, or capacity; large
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Without parallel, equal, or match; unequaled.
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Applied especially to people
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Dignified in conduct or appearance:
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(Informal) The members of the police force (of a specified city)
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A heavy tool used as in breaking up soil or rock: the metal head is long, narrow, and slightly curved, and pointed at one or both ends, with a wooden handle fitted into its center
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A member of such a group:
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The superlative or most preferable part of something
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(Darts) The uppermost field of a dartboard; the double-20 field
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(Idiomatic) To trick or con.
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To overcome is to prevail in spite of adversity, to successfully solve a problem or defeat an opponent, or to be consumed with something.
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Complete in every detail, perfect, absolute.
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(Logic) Of or being the relation of a broader category to a narrower category that it encompasses, such as metal in relation to iron.
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The definition of ultimate is something that is the best of its kind.
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The elect considered as a group. Often used with the.
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Most favorable or desirable; optimum.
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Healthier or more fit than before:
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Superlative form of large: most large
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Greatest in amount, extent, or degree:
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Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
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To pass beyond the limits of something.
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To master is defined as to become an expert in something or to gain control over something or someone.
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(Now chiefly dialectal) To beat; strike; assail with blows.
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The definition of surmount is to overcome or succeed in spite of difficulty, or to be on top.
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(Slang) To defeat, as in a contest or game.
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Reliable, dependable
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Kind; gracious; benign
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Sincerely felt or expressed; unfeigned:
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Lacking no component part; full; whole; entire
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Rather large; considerable
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(Idiomatic) superb, exceptional; of the best sort; very high quality
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Being the best or truest of a kind; quintessential:
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Superlative form of rich: most rich The one who has the most money.
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Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding; supremely remarkable. [from 16th c.]
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Superior means higher or greater in value.
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Vintage is defined as how much wine was produced in a particular area during one season, the year and region a wine was produced or a specific model of car from a particular production year.
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To go or be beyond (a limit, limiting regulation, measure, etc.)
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(Brit.) To defeat in a competition by a narrow margin
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To begin with; first of all
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To be greater or better than
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More than enough; abundant
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Showing or needing careful attention
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Upstanding or dependable:
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Not lacking part; full; complete
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Complete in every particular:
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In good taste
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The definition of fit is proper, appropriate or in good physical condition.
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Dressed in a fine or showy manner.
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Physically attractive or appealing; pretty.
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Genuine and authentic; not artificial or spurious:
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Generally excellent
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Generally excellent
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Applied especially to people
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The representation or effect of such light in a painting, photograph, etc.
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The condition of being ultimate
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To surpass or be better than something or someone else
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To defeat or subdue, as in a contest.
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A single-handed dinghy, 11 foot (3.6 metres) in length, with only one sail.
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Tense; not relaxed.
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To fight for; defend; support
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To pass or lap quickly and rapidly:
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Of the highest quality; first-rate
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Applied especially to people
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To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
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Generally excellent
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Excelling all others in some way.
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Blindly or naively optimistic.
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The highest possible state, degree, or condition of quality; nothing better
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(Intransitive) To be much better than others.
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Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
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(UK, dialect) To shell (a walnut).
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To thwart; outwit
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To get the better of (an adversary or competitor, for example) by using a crucial, often hidden resource.
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To pick up, gather, or collect swiftly and smoothly:
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Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination:
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Sufficiently advanced; far enough along (for some purpose)
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Having a right angle:
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Based on valid reasoning; having no logical flaws:
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Nearly occurring but not actually happening:
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Just to all parties; equitable:
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Like or characteristic of a saint; befitting a holy person; saintlike.
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Prepared or available for service, action, or progress:
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(Rare) Not able to be compared.
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Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
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To do more or better than (another) in performance or action.
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Expected or most probable to win.
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Above or beyond what is ordinary.
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Regard is defined as consideration or attention for something or someone.
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To exceed something or someone else, especially in an obvious or flamboyant manner
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Superlative form of choice: most choice
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Superlative form of high: most high
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Having a position in the lead; foremost:
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The status of being preeminent, dominant or ascendant.
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To exercise authoritative control over; to lord over; to boss around; to tell (someone) what to do, often repeatedly.
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(Cricket) To hit the ball with an edge of the bat, causing a fine deflection.
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The superlative or most preferable part of something
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To run faster, farther, or better than
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To cease; come to an end
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Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
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Generally excellent
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Dignified or noble, as in appearance or effect:
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Antonyms for Best

Superlative form of poor: most poor.
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Used with the definite article and an implied noun: something that is worst.
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Superlative form of low: most low
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Lose is defined as to wind up without something or to fail in a competition.
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Morally bad or wrong; wicked:
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Made weak or unsound by rot:
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Deliberately untrue:
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Morally depraved; ignoble or wicked:
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Indecent; improper:
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Tending toward or characterized by cruelty or violence:
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Fraudulent; not genuine; sham; false
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correct, right
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Evil or immoral:
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(Law) To effectuate a surrender of.
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To become less severe or intense; slacken:
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Words Related to Best

Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
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Having excellent qualities; superior
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To defeat is defined as to beat someone at something or to prevent something from happening.
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To be greater than, as in degree or quality; exceed:
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To receive as a prize or reward for performance:
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Filled up; brimming over:
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A conventional phrase used to start a letter or conversation or otherwise to acknowledge a person's arrival or presence.
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Revived or reinvigorated; refreshed:
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Attractive; handsome:
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The definition of able is to have the skills or strength to do a task.
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The definition of noble is someone who has high morals and ideals or people who are royalty or who have good breeding.
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Giving or affording pleasure or enjoyment; agreeable:
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The definition of kind is warm, generous or sympathetic.
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Of or having to do with only a part; partial
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Indicative of sound, rational thinking or frame of mind:
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