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1. better

adjective. ['ˈbɛtɝ'] (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.

Synonyms

  • amended
  • improved

Antonyms

  • disservice
  • act
  • unwire

Etymology

  • better (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. better

adjective. ['ˈbɛtɝ'] (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness.

Synonyms

  • fitter

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin

Etymology

  • better (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. better

adjective. ['ˈbɛtɝ'] (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable.

Synonyms

  • advisable

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • better (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. better

adverb. ['ˈbɛtɝ'] from a position of superiority or authority.

Antonyms

  • unstaple

Etymology

  • better (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. better

verb. ['ˈbɛtɝ'] get better.

Synonyms

  • straighten out
  • pick up
  • mend
  • surge
  • get well
  • turn around
  • ameliorate
  • change state
  • bounce back
  • reform
  • upgrade
  • get over
  • see the light
  • recuperate
  • recover
  • fructify
  • amend
  • meliorate
  • turn
  • heal
  • convalesce

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • deteriorate
  • summerize
  • roughness

Etymology

  • better (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. better

noun. ['ˈbɛtɝ'] something superior in quality or condition or effect.

Synonyms

  • good

Antonyms

  • bad
  • unbar

Etymology

  • better (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. better

verb. ['ˈbɛtɝ'] to make better.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • polish
  • touch on
  • condition
  • embellish
  • alter
  • make pure
  • improve
  • straighten out
  • regenerate
  • distill
  • purify
  • emend
  • doctor
  • mend
  • revitalize
  • fine-tune
  • enhance
  • enrich
  • turn around
  • change
  • beautify
  • educate
  • ameliorate
  • perfect
  • lift
  • build
  • bushel
  • furbish up
  • aid
  • down
  • reform
  • alleviate
  • upgrade
  • build up
  • put right
  • hone
  • prettify
  • restore
  • fancify
  • iron out
  • relieve
  • palliate
  • develop
  • raise
  • fructify
  • amend
  • assuage
  • meliorate
  • modify
  • refine
  • sublimate
  • repair
  • advance

Antonyms

  • uglify
  • break
  • deprive
  • imperfection

Etymology

  • better (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete).

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate

9. off

adverb. ['ˈɔf'] at a distance in space or time.

Antonyms

  • iodinate

10. off

adjective. ['ˈɔf'] not in operation or operational.

Antonyms

  • refrain

Example sentences of the word better-off


1. Noun Phrase
To reap the benefits of tea, you’d be better off enjoying a cup without any added sugar.

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