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bettering

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  • verbimprove performance; outdo
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Synonyms for bettering

verb improve performance; outdo
  • advance
  • beat
  • correct
  • enhance
  • exceed
  • excel
  • raise
  • surpass
  • ameliorate
  • amend
  • best
  • cap
  • forward
  • further
  • help
  • meliorate
  • mend
  • outshine
  • outstrip
  • promote
  • rectify
  • refine
  • reform
  • revamp
  • top
  • transcend

Antonyms for bettering

  • be inferior
  • decrease
  • fail
  • fall behind
  • lose
  • lower
  • reduce
  • retreat
  • stop
  • block
  • cease
  • check
  • corrupt
  • damage
  • halt
  • harm
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • impair
  • impede
  • injure
  • obstruct
  • ruin
  • worsen
  • deteriorate
  • get worse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to bettering

amendatory

adjective. corrective
  • bettering
  • emendatory
  • improving
  • rectifying
  • reformative
  • reformatory
  • reparative
  • restorative

improving

adjective. reconstructing
  • bettering
  • convalescent
  • correcting
  • developing
  • elaborating
  • fixing
  • remodeling
  • repairing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.