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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.”
Adverb
To a greater degree of excellence
“He knows the industry better compared to the other candidates.”
Verb
To improve on
“You will have to better your grades if you want to make it to college.”
Verb
To surpass in excellence
“The athlete was determine to better the record of his rival and opponent.”
Adverb
To a greater degree of soundness in judgment
“The money could have been better spent on more important needs.”
Adjective
Greater in soundness of judgment
“You need to be better when it comes to choosing your words.”
Noun
One who is above another in rank
“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.”
Verb
(colloquial) To threaten with consequences
“You better clean up your room before I get home.”
Noun
Someone who bets
“He was a better who spent much of his time at the races.”
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