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Meaning of word better from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

better   noun

Meaning : Something superior in quality or condition or effect.

Example : A change for the better.

Meaning : Someone who bets.

Synonyms : bettor, punter, wagerer

Meaning : A superior person having claim to precedence.

Example : The common man has been kept in his place by his betters.

Meaning : The superior one of two alternatives.

Example : Chose the better of the two.

better   adjective

Meaning : (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 : 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 `bad') inferior to another in quality or condition or desirability.

This road is worse than the first one we took.
The road is in worse shape than it was.
She was accused of worse things than cheating and lying.

Meaning : (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness.

Example : Her health is better now.
I feel better.

Changed for the worse in health or fitness.

I feel worse today.
Her cold is worse.
worse, worsened

Meaning : (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable.

Example : It would be better to speak to him.
The White House thought it best not to respond.

Synonyms : best

Meaning : More than half.

Example : Argued for the better part of an hour.

better   adverb

Meaning : Comparative of `well'. In a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc..

Example : She had never sung better.
A deed better left undone.
Better suited to the job.

Meaning : From a position of superiority or authority.

Example : Father knows best.
I know better..

Synonyms : best

better   verb

Meaning : Surpass in excellence.

Example : She bettered her own record.
Break a record.

Synonyms : break

Meaning : To make better.

Example : The editor improved the manuscript with his changes.

Synonyms : ameliorate, amend, improve, meliorate

उन्नत करना।

सरकार ने कृषि संसाधनों को बढ़ाया है।
उन्नत करना, उभाड़ना, उभारना, ऊँचा उठाना, ऊंचा उठाना, पनपाना, बढ़ाना, बिकसाना, विकसित करना

दोष, त्रुटियाँ आदि दूर करके ठीक या अच्छी अवस्था में लाना या दुरुस्त या ठीक करके काम में लाने योग्य बनाना।

गुरुजी हमारे द्वारा लिखे गए लेख को सुधार रहे हैं।
अनगाना, ठीक करना, सँवारना, संवारना, संशोधन करना, सुधार करना, सुधारना, सोधना

Make worse.

This drug aggravates the pain.
aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate, worsen

Meaning : Get better.

Example : The weather improved toward evening.

Synonyms : ameliorate, improve, meliorate

दोष एवं त्रुटि आदि का दूर होना या बिगड़े हुए का बनना।

वह सुधरना चाहता है पर अपनी आदतों से लाचार है।

Grow worse.

Conditions in the slum worsened.
decline, worsen


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