English dictionary definition of:

better


Noun

  • something superior in quality or condition or effect
  • someone who bets
  • a superior person having claim to precedence
  • the superior one of two alternatives

Verb

  • surpass in excellence
  • to make better
  • get better

Adjective

  • (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
  • (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness
  • (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable
  • more than half

Adverb

  • comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.
  • from a position of superiority or authority

Thesaurus

ameliorate   amend   best   bettor   break   improve   meliorate   punter   wagerer  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Some practice in consonant patterns and learn about the word better in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 8. Syllables: how to divide words.

Scrabble score for better


Scrabble score = 8

generated at 02:44:41 on 13-03-20

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