DICTIONARY


Definition of BETTER

noun : BETTER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) something superior in quality or condition or effect; "a change for the better" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a superior person having claim to precedence; "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the superior one of two alternatives; "chose the better of the two" ;

verb : BETTER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) surpass in excellence; "She bettered her own record"; "break a record" ;

Adjective : BETTER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (comparative of `good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another; "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din"; "a better coat"; "a better type of car"; "a suit with a better fit"; "a better chance of success"; "produced a better mousetrap"; "she's better in math than in history" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness; "her health is better now"; "I feel better" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable; "it would be better to speak to him"; "the White House thought it best not to respond" ;

  • 4. (

    ) more than half; "argued for the better part of an hour" ;

Adverb : BETTER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.; "She had never sung better"; "a deed better left undone"; "better suited to the job" ;

  • 2. (

    ) from a position of superiority or authority; "father knows best"; "I know better." ;


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