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Better

Definition of better:

part of speech: adverb

In a superior manner or higher degree.

part of speech: adjective

( serves as comp. of GOOD) Good in a greater degree: preferable: improved.

part of speech: adverb

more good; superior; improved.

part of speech: noun

A superior; usually in plural; superiority, or advantage over; usually with of.

Of good.

part of speech: verb

To become more excellent.

part of speech: verb

To improve; to benefit.

part of speech: noun

One who bets.

part of speech: adjective

Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; preferable or more suitable; improved in health; more perfect; larger; greater.

part of speech: verb

To make better, to improve: to benefit.

part of speech: noun

One who wagers or lays bets. Also, bettor.

part of speech: adverb

( comp. of WELL) Well in a greater degree: more fully or completely: with greater advantage:- pl. superiors.

part of speech: adverb

In a superior or more excellent manner; more correctly or thoroughly; in a higher degree; more in extent.

Usage examples for better:

  • " And I had better tell you," said Zaidos. "Shelled by an Unseen Foe", James Fiske.
  • Are you better Natty? "In the Wilds of Africa", W.H.G. Kingston.
  • " So much the better he answered. "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  • Now do you understand me better "The Prince of Graustark", George Barr McCutcheon.

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