Definition of better :
1. Advantage, superiority, or victory; - usually with of; as, to get the better of an enemy.
2. Greater in amount; larger; more.
3. Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; as, a better man; a better physician; a better house; a better air.
4. Improved in health; less affected with disease; as, the patient is better.
5. In a higher or greater degree; more; as, to love one better than another.
6. 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.
7. More advanced; more perfect; as, upon better acquaintance; a better knowledge of the subject.
8. More correctly or thoroughly.
9. More, in reference to value, distance, time, etc.; as, ten miles and better.
10. One who bets or lays a wager.
11. One who has a claim to precedence; a superior, as in merit, social standing, etc.; - usually in the plural.
12. Preferable in regard to rank, value, use, fitness, acceptableness, safety, or in any other respect.
13. To become better; to improve.
14. To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of.
15. To improve or ameliorate; to increase the good qualities of.
16. To improve the condition of, morally, physically, financially, socially, or otherwise.
17. To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel.
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improved (part of speech: adjective)
dominate (part of speech: verb)
superior (part of speech: adjective)
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superiorly (part of speech: adverb)
benefit (part of speech: verb)
improve (part of speech: verb)
beneficial (part of speech: adjective)
- So you 'cided it was better not to tell things. - "The Very Small Person", Annie Hamilton Donnell.
- " I like her, but it is better for her to be married. - "Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore", Fay-Cooper Cole.
- So I like you better. - "The Valley of the Giants", Peter B. Kyne.