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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.


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