Term:better

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*OVERVIEW OF NOUN BETTER

1) bettor, better, wagerer, punter: someone who bets

2) better: a superior person having claim to precedence; “the common man has been kept in his place by his betters”

3) better: the superior one of two alternatives; “chose the better of the two”

OVERVIEW OF VERB BETTER

1) better, break: surpass in excellence; “She bettered her own record”; “break a record

2) better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate: to make better; “The editor improved the manuscript with his changes”

3) better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate: get better; “The weather improved toward evening

OVERVIEW OF ADJECTIVE BETTER

1) better: (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

2) better: (comparative of `good’) changed for the better in health or fitness; “her health is better now”; “I feel better”

3) better, best: (comparative and superlative of `well’) wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable; “it would be better to speak to him”; “the White House thought it best not to respond”

4) better: more than half; “argued for the better part of an hour

OVERVIEW OF ADV BETTER

1) better: 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”

2) better, best: from a position of superiority or authority; “father knows best”; “I know better.”


better (Wikipedia)

Better is a comparative form of good or well, meaning effectively more good or more well

Better may also refer to:

  • "to better" as a verb, meaning to undergo betterment
  • better, an alternate spelling of bettor, someone who bets (gambles)
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