• Pronunciation of better: B EH1 T ER0 ('bɛtər)

  • Number of syllables of better: 2

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  • Definition of better

    • (n): the superior one of two alternatives; "chose the better of the two"  
    • (n): one having claim to precedence; a superior; "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"  
    • (n): someone who bets  
    • (v): get better; "The weather improved toward evening"  
    • (v): to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"  
    • (v): surpass in excellence; "She bettered her own record"; "break a record"  
    • (a): (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; "You''re a better man than I am, Gunga Din"; "a better coat"; "a better type of car"  
    • (a): (comparative of `good'') changed for the better in health or fitness; "her health is better now"; "I feel better"  
    • (s): more than half; "argued for the better part of an hour"  
    • (r): 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"  
    • (r): from a position of superiority or authority; "father knows best"; "I know better."  

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