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synonyms for better

  • exceptional
  • improved
  • superior
  • choice
  • exceeding
  • fitter
  • preferred
  • sophisticated
  • surpassing
  • bigger
  • finer
  • greater
  • higher quality
  • larger
  • more appropriate
  • more desirable
  • more fitting
  • more select
  • more suitable
  • more useful
  • more valuable
  • preferable
  • prominent
  • souped up
  • worthier
See also synonyms for: bettered / bettering
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antonyms for better

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  • inferior
  • sicker
  • smaller
  • unhealthy
  • worse
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What are other ways to say improve?

To better is to improve conditions which, though not bad, are unsatisfying: to better an attempt, oneself (as by gaining a higher salary). Improve usually implies remedying a lack or a felt need: to improve a process, oneself (as by gaining more knowledge). The more formal verb ameliorate implies improving oppressive, unjust, or difficult conditions: to ameliorate working conditions.

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How to use better in a sentence

Then pair it with regulatory changes to help the housing market work better for more people.
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As the actors do it more and more, they get better and better.
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With such training, police departments will be better positioned to collect and evaluate data on their own.
THERE’S LITTLE EVIDENCE SHOWING WHICH POLICE REFORMS WORKSUJATA GUPTAJULY 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Researchers are hopeful about using machine learning techniques to analyze medical data like patient records, which could help doctors better treat patients by knowing how they’ll likely respond to certain therapies.
WHY MESSY DATA IS A BIG PROBLEM IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19JONATHANVANIAN2015JULY 8, 2020FORTUNE
Non-Black allies of color are also taking steps to support food justice — providing meals to a Black Lives Matter chapter, championing Black chefs, and better fostering workplace diversity.
HOW BLACK COMMUNITIES ARE BRIDGING THE FOOD ACCESS GAPNADRA NITTLEJULY 8, 2020EATER
After all, creators with millions of followers know how to milk the platform better than marketers do.
‘ALLOW THE CREATORS TO CREATE’: EOS HANDS INFLUENCERS THE WHEEL TO DRIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF ITS TIKTOK CAMPAIGNSKAYLEIGH BARBERJULY 8, 2020DIGIDAY
City officials signed off on the changes, which would give law enforcement supervisors better tracking of bad behavior among other things.
VOSD PODCAST: SAN DIEGO POLICE REFORM, PAST AND FUTURENATE JOHNJUNE 5, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Simply put, eunuchs are more agile, better fighters and better at defending a mate.
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Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.
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"Better so," was the Senora's sole reply; and she fell again into still deeper, more perplexed thought about the hidden treasure.
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WORDS RELATED TO BETTER

  • alter
  • ameliorate
  • better
  • change
  • elevate
  • enhance
  • fix
  • help
  • lift
  • make up for
  • mend
  • modify
  • pay one's dues
  • raise
  • rectify
  • reform
  • remedy
  • repair
  • revise
  • right
  • square
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