Search Synonyms for Word

Synonyms for better

Synonyms for (noun) better

Synonyms: better Definition: something superior in quality or condition or effect Usage: a change for the better

Similar words: good, goodness Definition: that which is pleasing or valuable or useful Usage: weigh the good against the bad; among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization

Synonyms: better Definition: the superior one of two alternatives Usage: chose the better of the two

Similar words: good, goodness Definition: that which is pleasing or valuable or useful Usage: weigh the good against the bad; among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization

Synonyms: better Definition: a superior person having claim to precedence Usage: the common man has been kept in his place by his betters

Similar words: superior, superordinate, higher-up Definition: one of greater rank or station or quality

Synonyms: better, bettor, punter, wagerer Definition: someone who bets

Similar words: gambler Definition: a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events

Synonyms for (verb) better

Synonyms: meliorate, better, ameliorate, improve Definition: get better Usage: The weather improved toward evening

Similar words: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: meliorate, improve, ameliorate, amend, better Definition: to make better Usage: The editor improved the manuscript with his changes

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: better, break Definition: surpass in excellence Usage: She bettered her own record; break a record

Similar words: outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, exceed, surmount, surpass Definition: be or do something to a greater degree Usage: her performance surpasses that of any other student I know; She outdoes all other athletes; This exceeds all my expectations; This car outperforms all others in its class

Synonyms for (adjective) better

Synonyms: best, better Definition: (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable Usage: it would be better to speak to him; the White House thought it best not to respond

Similar words: advisable Definition: worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise Usage: such action is neither necessary nor advisable; extreme caution is advisable; it is advisable to telephone first

Synonyms: better Definition: (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 Usage: 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

Similar words: amended Definition: modified for the better Usage: his amended ways

Similar words: finer Definition: (comparative of `fine') greater in quality or excellence Usage: a finer wine; a finer musician

Similar words: improved Definition: become or made better in quality Usage: was proud of his improved grades; an improved viewfinder

Synonyms: better Definition: (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness Usage: her health is better now; I feel better

Similar words: fitter, healthier Definition: improved in health or physical condition

Synonyms: better Definition: more than half Usage: argued for the better part of an hour

Similar words: major Definition: greater in number or size or amount Usage: a major portion (a majority) of the population; Ursa Major; a major portion of the winnings