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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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2003 single by Brooke Fraser

Better Synonyms

Amended, Finer, Improved

Better Synonyms

Advisable, Best

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Healthier, Fitter

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Major

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Best

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Wagerer, Punter, Bettor

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Break

Better Synonyms

Meliorate, Amend, Ameliorate, Improve

Better Synonyms

Meliorate, Ameliorate, Improve

BETTER (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Beta radiation trial to eliminate restenosis

Better Rhymes


Ator, Better, Bettor, Debtor, Detter, Etter, Fetter, Fretter, Geter, Getter, Jetter, Ketter, Letter, Metter, Mettur, Netter, Petre, Petter, Retter, Schetter, Setter, Shetter, Stetter, Sweater, Tretter, Tschetter, Vetere, Vetter, Wetter, Yetter

Pipetter


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.

Spanish Translation

Better in Spanish is Mejor

Tagalog Translation

Better in Tagalog is Daig

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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