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Adjective
Improved in quality, accuracy or performance
“The engine of my sports car is better compared to that of a sedan.”
Adjective
More suitable or effective for a given need
“Our last project was a failure and we now need a better solution.”
Adjective
Improved in health or mental attitude
“I was terribly sick last night but I am better today.”
Adjective
More favorable or better-timed
“Under better circumstances, we could have been friends despite our differences.”
Adjective
More sound in judgment
“You need to be better when it comes to choosing your words.”
Adjective
In good health
Adjective
More superior in quality or caliber
Adjective
Being farther along in development or quality
Adjective
Better than some other option
Adjective
Of or relating to the showing or giving of preference
Adjective
Superlative degree of much or many
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Adjective
Not as bad
Adjective
More morally or ethically superior
Adjective
More favorable
Adjective
Timesaving or effective
Adjective
Incomparable or outstanding
Adjective
High or higher in rank or status
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Adverb
To a greater degree of excellence
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“He knows the industry better compared to the other candidates.”
Adverb
To a greater degree of soundness in judgment
“The money could have been better spent on more important needs.”
Adverb
Most appropriately or usefully
Verb
To improve on
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“You will have to better your grades if you want to make it to college.”
Verb
To surpass in excellence
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“The athlete was determined to better the record of his rival and opponent.”
Verb
(colloquial) To threaten with consequences
“You better clean up your room before I get home.”
Verb
Make changes in something in order to improve it
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Verb
To make a quantity bigger
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Verb
Be comparable to in quality or excellence
Verb
To develop gradually
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Verb
To illuminate with light
Verb
To become sound or healthy again
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Verb
To hire (somebody) for work or a job
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Verb
To fluctuate from one condition, form, level or state to another
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Noun
One who is above another in rank
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“He is your better and deserves a commensurate level of respect from you.”
Noun
(of competitions) A favorable condition or position
“The boxer got the better of his opponent with several decisive blows early in the match.”
Noun
Someone who bets
“He was a better who spent much of his time at the races.”
Noun
Noticeably superior to
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