What does the word bested mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Situated; circumstanced; beset.

Usage examples for bested

  1. So the mining speculator made the bargain, proudly thinking He had bested old Mahomet, he had done him in the eye. – Saltbush Bill, J.P., and Other Verses by A. B. Paterson
  2. I struggled with him for it, finally however, to be bested, and started away. – The White Desert by Courtney Ryley Cooper