Learn a new word every week…
make the most of
use to the best advantage: he was eager to make the most of his visit./ We made the most of our vacation by leaving our phones and computers turned off.
represent at its best: how to make the most of your features.
make the most of it
take advantage: you only get one chance, so make the most of it.
Last week's word
a powerful desire for something: a craving for chocolate.
verb [with object]
feel a powerful desire for (something): a program to give the infants the human touch they crave.
• archaic beg for (something): I must crave your indulgence.
a craving for chocolate: LONGING, yearning, desire, want, wish, hankering, hunger, thirst, appetite, greed, lust, ache, need, urge; informal yen, itch, jones.
he craved professional recognition: LONG FOR, yearn for, desire, want, wish for, hunger for, thirst for, sigh for, pine for, hanker after, covet, lust after, ache for, set one's heart on, dream of, be bent on; informal have a yen for, have a jones for, itch for, be dying for.
Old English crafian (in the sense ‘demand, claim as a right’), of Germanic origin; related to Swedish kräva, Danish kræve ‘demand’. The current sense dates from late Middle English.