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Billions of dollars have been invested in tools and platforms that promise to improve the learning outcomes and lives of students.

During a talk with TechCrunch, the founders stressed how growers could increase margins through improved labor costs.

The startup has spent the last few quarters further improving its technology stack.

Apple’s software has added some improved features this year.

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Studies suggest that even low-levels of strength training can improve back pain.

It could dramatically improve quality of life in communities throughout the developing world.

Faal told the FBI that his group was trying “restore democracy to The Gambia and improve the lives of its people.”

The health, happiness and well-being of men, children and women improve.

An expert in education talks about race relations, the political environment and what can be done to improve things.

Our relationship did not improve as I entered college and developed a raging eating disorder.

Five hundred of our fighting men are running to and fro between cliffs and sea carrying stones wherewith to improve our pier.

Yet their quaint attempts to improve their appearance throw an interesting side-light on their æsthetic preferences.

That community which does not improve in the region where the means of healthful increase are afforded, is in an unhealthy state.

No other legislation is going to improve financial conditions here to any extent.

As time passed, this fund expanded considerably and was used to improve elementary education.

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The verb 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. To better is to improve conditions which, though not bad, are unsatisfying: to better an attempt, oneself (as by gaining a higher salary).

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On this page you'll find 181 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to improve, such as: advance, better, boost, correct, develop, and enhance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.