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Definition of improve:

  1. To advance or increase by use; to augment or add to; - said with reference to what is bad.
  2. To advance or progress in bad qualities; to grow worse.
  3. To disapprove; to find fault with; to reprove; to censure; as, to improve negligence.
  4. To disprove or make void; to refute.
  5. To grow better; to advance or make progress in what is desirable; to make or show improvement; as, to improve in health.
  6. To increase; to be enhanced; to rise in value; as, the price of cotton improves.
  7. To make better; to increase the value or good qualities of; to ameliorate by care or cultivation; as, to improve land.
  8. To use or employ to good purpose; to make productive; to turn to profitable account; to utilize; as, to improve one's time; to improve his means.

Synonyms:

fix up, snap out of it, remediate, gain, revamp, meliorate, reform, develop, civilize, get along, change, edit, come along, straighten out, destroy, elevate, grow, landscape, help, weaken, break, purify, worsen, polish, pick up, reorganize, mellow, come around, regenerate, come on, health, impair, better, make better, rally, deteriorate, ameliorate, make headway, make progress, update, educate, lift, look up, raise, get on, enlarge, recuperate, convalesce, widen, distill, renew, mitigate, recover, touch up, mature, promote, cleanse, increase, shape up, augment, cultivate, perk up, emend, profit.

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