to a great extent or degree; "I'm afraid the film was well over budget"; "painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger"; "the house has fallen considerably in value"; "the price went up substantially"
agreeable or pleasing;
in a most excellent way or manner; "he played best after a couple of martinis"
the supreme effort one can make; "they did their best"
with skill or in a pleasing manner; "she dances well"; "he writes well"
(comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable; "it would be better to speak to him"; "the White House thought it best not to respond"
most suitable or right for a particular purpose;
from a position of superiority or authority; "father knows best"; "I know better."
the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who top
be or do something to a greater degree;
be greater in scope or size than some standard;
distinguish oneself; "
cut the top off;
a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance;
a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips;
covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container);
a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin;
platform surrounding the head of a lower mast
the greatest possible intensity;
situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf"