Simple past tense and past participle of best.(verb)
Variant of bestead(verb)
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Use "bested" in a sentence
"Post: 3 Weeks ago McCain bested Obama in Ohio by 4% (45-41)."
"In 1961, when Maris and Mantle chased Ruth's record of 60 HRs, Maris again bested Mantle for the MVP -- winning the award in another tight vote by only 4 points."
"Poor PR … He finds himself confronted with the facts as reported by information from a major and respected university that backs up its narrative with official government documents from the 1980s obtained via the Freedom of Information Act and he can manage to stuuter in his utter frustration at having been bested is “i see exxonley has resorted to absolute fantasy in posts 136 and 137.”"