Antonyms for

Antonyms of noun better

Antonyms of verb better

2 of 3 senses of better

Sense 2:
better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
Antonym of worsen (Sense 2)
=>worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate

Sense 3:
better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate
Antonym of worsen (Sense 1)
=>worsen, decline

Antonyms of verb well

Antonyms of adj better

4 senses of better

Sense 1:
better (vs. worse)

worse (vs. better)
Sense 2:
better (vs. worse)

worse (vs. better), worsened

Sense 3:
better(predicate), best(predicate)

INDIRECT (VIA advisable) -> inadvisable, unadvisable

Sense 4:

INDIRECT (VIA major) -> minor

Antonyms of adj well

3 senses of well

Sense 1:
well (vs. ill)

ill (vs. well), sick
afflicted, strickenaguishailing, indisposed, peaked(predicate), poorly(predicate), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedyairsick, air sick, carsick, seasickautisticbedfast, bedridden, bedrid, sick-abedbilious, liverish, liverybronchiticconsumptiveconvalescent, recoveringdelirious, hallucinatingdiabeticdizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginousdyspepticfaint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheadedfeverish, feverousfunnygoutygreenlaid low(predicate), strickenlaid up(predicate)milk-sicknauseated, nauseous, queasy, sick, sickishpalsiedparalytic, paralyzedparaplegicrickety, rachiticscrofuloussneezyspastictubercular, tuberculousunhealedupset
Sense 2:
good, well(predicate)

INDIRECT (VIA fortunate) -> unfortunate

Sense 3:

INDIRECT (VIA advisable) -> inadvisable, unadvisable

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