better

Part of speech: verb

To improve; surpass; excel.

Part of speech: adjective

Superior; preferable; surpassing; improved in health; convalescent.

Part of speech: noun

Advantage; superiority.

Part of speech: noun

A superior.

Part of speech: noun

One who makes bets. bettor.

Part of speech: adverb

In a superior manner; more excellently; more correctly; in a higher degree.

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Usage examples "better":

  1. But you told me that she was better. - "Madame Roland, Makers of History", John S. C. Abbott.
  2. I could not have done better as it happened. - "Jimgrim and Allah's Peace", Talbot Mundy.
  3. You are better, are you? - "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.