Definitions of better

  1. To improve; surpass; excel.
  2. To make better, to improve: to benefit.
  3. To improve; to benefit.
  4. To become better; to improve.
  5. To become more excellent.
  6. to make better; " The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
  7. To improve; to exceed; to give advantage to.
  8. To improve; to raise higher in the good qualities of.
  9. something better; " I expected better of him"
  10. the superior one of two alternatives; " chose the better of the two"
  11. one having claim to precedence; a superior; " the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"
  12. someone who bets
  13. One who bets or lays a wager.
  14. Advantage, superiority, or victory; - usually with of; as, to get the better of an enemy.
  15. One who has a claim to precedence; a superior, as in merit, social standing, etc.; - usually in the plural.
  16. A superior; usually in plural; superiority, or advantage over; usually with of.
  17. One who wagers or lays bets. Also, bettor.
  18. Advantage; superiority.
  19. A superior.
  20. One who makes bets. bettor.
  21. In a superior or more excellent manner; with more skill and wisdom, courage, virtue, advantage, or success; as, Henry writes better than John; veterans fight better than recruits.
  22. More correctly or thoroughly.
  23. In a higher or greater degree; more; as, to love one better than another.
  24. More, in reference to value, distance, time, etc.; as, ten miles and better.
  25. Of good.
  26. comparative of ` well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.; " She had never sung better"; " a deed better left undone"; " better suited to the job"
  27. ( comparative of ` good') superior to another ( of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another; " You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din"; " a better coat"; " a better of car"
  28. In a superior or more excellent manner; more correctly or thoroughly; in a higher degree; more in extent.
  29. ( comp. of WELL) Well in a greater degree: more fully or completely: with greater advantage:- pl. superiors.
  30. In a superior manner or higher degree.
  31. more good; superior; improved.
  32. In a superior manner; more excellently; more correctly; in a higher degree.
  33. Comp. of well, in a superior or more excellent manner; more correctly or fully; with more profit; in a higher degree; more.
  34. With greater excellence; more correctly.
  35. ( comparative of ` good') superior to another ( of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another; " You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din"; " a better coat"; " a better type of car"; " a suit with a better fit"; " a better chance of success"; " produced a better mousetrap"; " she's better in math than in history"
  36. ( comparative of ` good') changed for the better in health or fitness; " her health is better now"; " I feel better"
  37. more than half; " argued for the better part of an hour"
  38. Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; as, a better man; a better physician; a better house; a better air.
  39. Preferable in regard to rank, value, use, fitness, acceptableness, safety, or in any other respect.
  40. Greater in amount; larger; more.
  41. Improved in health; less affected with disease; as, the patient is better.
  42. More advanced; more perfect; as, upon better acquaintance; a better knowledge of the subject.
  43. To improve or ameliorate; to increase the good qualities of.
  44. To improve the condition of, morally, physically, financially, socially, or otherwise.
  45. To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel.
  46. To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of.
  47. Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; preferable or more suitable; improved in health; more perfect; larger; greater.
  48. ( serves as comp. of GOOD) Good in a greater degree: preferable: improved.
  49. Superior; preferable; surpassing; improved in health; convalescent.
  50. Comp. of good, good or excellent in a greater degree than another; more desirable; improved in health; greater in degree.
  51. Comp. of good, good in a higher degree; more advanced.
  52. Superiors; those who have a claim to precedence on account of their rank, age, or office. To be better off, to be in better circumstances. To have the better, to have the advantage. To get or gain the better, to obtain the advantage, superiority, or victory. For the better, for the advantage, superiority, or victory; for the advantage or improvement.
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