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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. better, better: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. better, better: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. better, the better: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. better: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. better, better, better, better: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. better: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Better, better, better, better: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. better: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Better: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. better: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. better: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. better: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. better: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. better: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. better: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. better: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. better, better: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Better (Boyzone Song), Better (Brooke Fraser song), Better (Guns N' Roses song), Better (I am Seven song), Better (Plumb song), Better (Regina Spektor Song), Better (TV series), Better (Tom Baxter song), Better (disambiguation), Better (song), Better: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Better: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. better: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. better: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. better: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. better: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. better: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. Better: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  26. better: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. better: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. better: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. better: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. better, the better: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. better: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Better (disambiguation), better, the better: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. better: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. better: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. BETTER, Better (disambiguation), the better: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. BETTER: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. BETTER: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. better, the better: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. better: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Better: Sports Definitions [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (better)

noun:  the superior one of two alternatives ("Chose the better of the two")
noun:  one having claim to precedence; a superior ("The common man has been kept in his place by his betters")
noun:  someone who bets
verb:  surpass in excellence ("She bettered her own record")
verb:  get better
verb:  to make better
adjective:  more than half ("Argued for the better part of an hour")
adjective:  (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")
adjective:  (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness ("Her health is better now")
adverb:  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")
adverb:  from a position of superiority or authority ("I know better.")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #58473)

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Phrases that include better:   for better or worse, know better, has the better, little better than, the better part of, more...

Words similar to better:   amend, improve, ameliorate, best, bettered, bettering, bettor, break, good, meliorate, punter, wagerer, well, outdo, more...


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