Definition of BETTER

  1. (noun)something superior in quality or condition or effect
  2. (noun)someone who bets
  3. (noun)a superior person having claim to precedence
  4. (noun)the superior one of two alternatives
  5. (verb)surpass in excellence
  6. (verb)to make better
  7. (verb)get better
  8. (adj)(comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable
  9. (adj)more than half
  10. (adj)having the normally expected amount
  11. (adj)deserving of esteem and respect
  12. (adj)promoting or enhancing well-being
  13. (adj)agreeable or pleasing
  14. (adj)of moral excellence
  15. (adj)having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
  16. (adj)thorough
  17. (adj)with or in a close or intimate relationship
  18. (adj)financially safe
  19. (adj)most suitable or right for a particular purpose
  20. (adj)resulting favorably
  21. (adj)exerting force or influence
  22. (adj)capable of pleasing
  23. (adj)appealing to the mind
  24. (adj)in excellent physical condition
  25. (adj)tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
  26. (adj)not forged
  27. (adj)not left to spoil
  28. (adj)generally admired
  29. (adj)resulting favorably
  30. (adj)wise or advantageous and hence advisable
  31. (adj)(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
  32. (adj)(comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness
  33. (adj)having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
  34. (adj)morally admirable
  35. (adj)in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury
  36. (adv)(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')
  37. (adv)thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form
  38. (adv)indicating high probability; in all likelihood
  39. (adv)(used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully
  40. (adv)to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree
  41. (adv)favorably; with approval
  42. (adv)to a great extent or degree
  43. (adv)with great or especially intimate knowledge
  44. (adv)with prudence or propriety
  45. (adv)with skill or in a pleasing manner
  46. (adv)in a manner affording benefit or advantage
  47. (adv)in financial comfort
  48. (adv)without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor
  49. (adv)comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.
  50. (adv)from a position of superiority or authority