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synonyms for improves

  • advance
  • better
  • boost
  • correct
  • develop
  • enhance
  • help
  • increase
  • lift
  • progress
  • promote
  • raise
  • recover
  • reform
  • revamp
  • revise
  • rise
  • upgrade
  • ameliorate
  • amend
  • augment
  • civilize
  • convalesce
  • cultivate
  • edit
  • elevate
  • emend
  • meliorate
  • mend
  • polish
  • purify
  • rally
  • rectify
  • recuperate
  • refine
  • sharpen
  • skyrocket
  • update
  • come around
  • doctor up
  • gain ground
  • look up
  • make strides
  • perk up
  • pick up
  • set right
  • shape up
  • straighten out
  • take off
  • touch up
  • turn the corner
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antonyms for improves

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  • blow
  • decline
  • decrease
  • demote
  • depress
  • descend
  • deteriorate
  • diminish
  • drop
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • lessen
  • lose
  • lower
  • recede
  • reduce
  • repress
  • retreat
  • retrogress
  • stop
  • worsen
  • corrupt
  • damage
  • destroy
  • dirty
  • dull
  • pollute
  • ruin
  • weaken
  • harm
  • injure
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How to use improves in a sentence

Morris reads Withoute, which improves the line:—'Without-e fabl' I wol descryve.'
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
It improves the quantity and quality of most crops, and causes them to arrive more rapidly at maturity.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
My repeated requests for assistance have been ignored by the overseer, who improves every opportunity to insult and humiliate me.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Sire, blood drawn improves the complexion, so mine ought to be good this morning.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Neither the intellectual nor the moral character of any person stands stock-still: a man improves, or he declines.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
This abundance of fruit gives an air of great plenty, and likewise much improves the beauty of the country.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
The city, by the advantages which it affords, daily improves, and is the largest mart in Asia within the Taurus.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
As the quantity of milk diminishes in a farrow cow, the quality improves within certain limits.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
A motley majority in the Reichstag not only accepts, but improves upon his protectionist demands.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 4 OF 8VARIOUS
It cools the mouth, quenches the thirst, stimulates the desire to be at them again, and improves the play.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
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