Definisi 'better'

English to English
adjective
1 (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 Terjemahkan
Example:
You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din
a better coat
a better type of car
a suit with a better fit
a better chance of success
produced a better mousetrap
she's better in math than in history
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2 (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness Terjemahkan
Example:
her health is better now
I feel better
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3 Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; as, a better man; a better physician; a better house; a better air. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
adjective satellite
4 (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable Terjemahkan
Example:
it would be better to speak to him
the White House thought it best not to respond
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5 more than half Terjemahkan
Example:
argued for the better part of an hour
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adverb
6 comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc. Terjemahkan
Example:
She had never sung better
a deed better left undone
better suited to the job
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7 from a position of superiority or authority Terjemahkan
Example:
father knows best
I know better.
source: wordnet30
8 In a superior or more excellent manner; with more skill and wisdom, courage, virtue, advantage, or success; as, Henry writes better than John; veterans fight better than recruits. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
noun
9 something superior in quality or condition or effect Terjemahkan
Example:
a change for the better
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10 someone who bets Terjemahkan
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11 a superior person having claim to precedence Terjemahkan
Example:
the common man has been kept in his place by his betters
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12 the superior one of two alternatives Terjemahkan
Example:
chose the better of the two
source: wordnet30
13 Advantage, superiority, or victory; -- usually with of; as, to get the better of an enemy. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
14 One who bets or lays a wager. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
verb
15 surpass in excellence Terjemahkan
Example:
She bettered her own record
break a record
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16 to make better Terjemahkan
Example:
The editor improved the manuscript with his changes
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17 get better Terjemahkan
Example:
The weather improved toward evening
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18 To improve or ameliorate; to increase the good qualities of. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
19 To become better; to improve. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, amelioration, improvement, decline, worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate, worse, comparative, comparative degree, good, goodness, higher-up, change state, alter, exceed, taker, caller, convalesce, recover, recuperate,
Related Word(s)
good, best, better, well,

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