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Better (IPA: /ˈbɛtɝ/)


Better (a.)

Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; as, a better man; a better physician; a better house; a better air.

Better (a.)

Preferable in regard to rank, value, use, fitness, acceptableness, safety, or in any other respect.

Better (a.)

Greater in amount; larger; more.

Better (a.)

Improved in health; less affected with disease; as, the patient is better.

Better (a.)

More advanced; more perfect; as, upon better acquaintance; a better knowledge of the subject.

Better (n.)

Advantage, superiority, or victory; -- usually with of; as, to get the better of an enemy.

Better (n.)

One who has a claim to precedence; a superior, as in merit, social standing, etc.; -- usually in the plural.

Better (compar.)

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.

Better (compar.)

More correctly or thoroughly.

Better (compar.)

In a higher or greater degree; more; as, to love one better than another.

Better (compar.)

More, in reference to value, distance, time, etc.; as, ten miles and better.

Better (a.)

To improve or ameliorate; to increase the good qualities of.

Better (a.)

To improve the condition of, morally, physically, financially, socially, or otherwise.

Better (a.)

To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel.

Better (a.)

To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of.

Better (v. i.)

To become better; to improve.

Better (n.)

One who bets or lays a wager.

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2006 single by Regina Spektor

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Better (Last Name / Surname)

Better is the #51,176 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 407 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " not judging truth to be in nature better than falsehood, but setting a value upon both according to interest." - John Dryden

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "it's better to burn out than to fade away." - Last words

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "˜"The senior Mr Denham's,' he said, with deadly Eastern realism, ˜will perhaps only be better in the grave." - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (mocking leopard seal) He's coming! We better move in half an hour! (Slowly) Let's get out of here!" - Happy Feet

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (The Facebook campaign) is a bit of a feel-good, but it is better than nothing"" - Nigel Cumberland


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