Antonyms

1. second-best

adjective. next to the best.

Antonyms

  • bad

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Rhymes with Second Best

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest

2. second

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənd'] coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude.

Synonyms

  • ordinal
  • 2nd

Antonyms

  • beseeching
  • slow
  • future

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

3. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.

Synonyms

  • millisecond
  • minute
  • msec
  • sec
  • min
  • leap second
  • time unit
  • s

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

4. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] an indefinitely short time.

Synonyms

  • blink of an eye
  • bit
  • instant
  • split second
  • minute
  • mo
  • wink
  • moment
  • heartbeat
  • jiffy
  • trice
  • twinkling
  • time
  • flash

Antonyms

  • advance
  • front
  • fore
  • anterior

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

5. second

adverb. ['ˈsɛkənd'] in the second place.

Antonyms

  • big

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

6. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield.

Synonyms

  • second base
  • position

Antonyms

  • careless
  • insignificance
  • inconsequence

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

7. best

adjective. ['ˈbɛst'] (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities.

Synonyms

  • good
  • foremost
  • first
  • superfine
  • superior
  • top-grade
  • primo
  • uncomparable
  • optimum
  • incomparable
  • second-best
  • top
  • unsurpassable
  • prizewinning
  • unexcelled
  • world-class
  • unsurpassed
  • record-breaking
  • unexceeded
  • high-grade
  • top-quality
  • go-to-meeting
  • optimal
  • Sunday-go-to-meeting

Antonyms

  • comparable
  • side
  • bottom
  • worst
  • inferior

Etymology

  • beste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • betst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. best

noun. ['ˈbɛst'] the supreme effort one can make.

Synonyms

  • effort
  • attempt
  • endeavour
  • endeavor

Antonyms

  • export
  • import
  • natural object
  • evil

Etymology

  • beste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • betst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. best

noun. ['ˈbɛst'] the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others.

Synonyms

  • mortal
  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • evilness
  • wicked
  • unrighteous
  • unworthy

Etymology

  • beste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • betst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. best

verb. ['ˈbɛst'] get the better of.

Synonyms

  • vanquish
  • beat
  • outflank
  • outmaneuver
  • trump
  • trounce
  • scoop
  • beat out
  • outsmart
  • crush
  • outmanoeuvre
  • shell

Antonyms

  • unkindness
  • malignancy
  • maleficence
  • immorality

Etymology

  • beste (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • betst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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