Definition of Better in English :
Define Better in English
Better meaning in English
Meaning of Better in English
Pronunciation of Better in English
Better pronunciation in English
Pronounce Better in Englishsee synonyms of better
something superior in quality or condition or effect
Example Sentences:'a change for the better'
a superior person having claim to precedence
Example Sentences:'the common man has been kept in his place by his betters'
the superior one of two alternatives
Example Sentences:'chose the better of the two'
5. better, break
surpass in excellence
Example Sentences:'She bettered her own record''break a record'
to make better
Example Sentences:'The editor improved the manuscript with his changes'
Example Sentences:'The weather improved toward evening'
(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
Example Sentences:'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'
(comparative of good') changed for the better in health or fitness
Example Sentences:'her health is better now''I feel better'
10. best, better
(comparative and superlative of well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable
Example Sentences:'it would be better to speak to him''the White House thought it best not to respond'
more than half
Example Sentences:'argued for the better part of an hour'
comparative of well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.
Example Sentences:'She had never sung better''a deed better left undone''better suited to the job'
13. best, better
from a position of superiority or authority
Example Sentences:'father knows best''I know better.'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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