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better
n. the superior one of two alternatives; "chose the better of the two"
better
n. the superior one of two alternatives; "chose the better of the two"
better
n. a superior person having claim to precedence; "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"
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meliorate, ameliorate, improve, better
v. get better; "The weather improved toward evening"
meliorate, ameliorate, amend, improve, better
v. to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
break, better
v. surpass in excellence; "She bettered her own record"; "break a record"
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better
adv. comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.; "She had never sung better"; "a deed better left undone"; "better suited to the job"
best, better
adv. from a position of superiority or authority; "father knows best"; "I know better."
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better
adj. (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness; "her health is better now"; "I feel better"
better
adj. more than half; "argued for the better part of an hour"
best, better
adj. (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable; "it would be better to speak to him"; "the White House thought it best not to respond"
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superordinate, higher-up, superior
n. one of greater rank or station or quality
ease, comfort
v. lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
modify
v. make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
rectify
v. convert into direct current; "rectify alternating current"
apprize, revalue, apprise, appreciate
v. gain in value; "The yen appreciated again!"
revamp, vamp
v. provide (a shoe) with a new vamp; "revamp my old boots"
carry on, go on, proceed, continue
v. continue talking; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
carry on, go on, proceed, continue
v. continue talking; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
fasten
v. become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"
service, serve
v. mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes"
remodel, reforge, recast
v. cast or model anew; "She had to recast her image to please the electorate in her home state"
go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, advance
v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, advance
v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
do good, benefit
v. be beneficial for; "This will do you good"
civilise, civilize, cultivate, train, school, educate
v. teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"
reconstruct, restore
v. return to its original or usable and functioning condition; "restore the forest to its original pristine condition"
better
adj. (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness; "her health is better now"; "I feel better"
superior
adj. having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit; "Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets"
superior
adj. having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit; "Mars and Jupiter are the closest in of the superior planets"
better
adj. more than half; "argued for the better part of an hour"
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good
adj. having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"
lucky, fortunate, good
adj. having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice"
satisfactory
adj. giving satisfaction; "satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory"
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drop
v. fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop"
get, go, become
v. enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!"
decline, worsen
v. grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
fall away, drop away, drop off, slip
v. get worse; "My grades are slipping"
exasperate, exacerbate, aggravate, worsen
v. make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain"
retrogress, retrograde, regress
v. get worse or fall back to a previous condition
snuff it, pop off, drop dead, give-up the ghost, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, pass away, decease, croak, choke, conk, pass, expire, exit, go, perish, die
v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
drop down, drop, sink
v. fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
drop down, drop, sink
v. fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
deliver the goods, bring home the bacon, come through, win, succeed
v. attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
go wrong, miscarry, fail
v. be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
go wrong, miscarry, fail
v. be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
misaddress, misdirect
v. put a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"
worsened, worse
adj. changed for the worse in health or fitness; "I feel worse today"; "her cold is worse"
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Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
    11
  • Adverbs
    3
  • Adjectives
    4
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    53
  • Synonyms
    5
  • Antonyms
    56