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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. better: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. better, better: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. better, better: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. better, the better: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. better: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. better, better, better, better: Macmillan Dictionary [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 (Banks song), Better (Boyzone song), Better (Brian McKnight album), Better (Guns N' Roses song), Better (Haley Reinhart album), Better (Haley Reinhart song), Better (Kim Hyung-jun song), Better (Maggie Rose song), Better (Meghan Trainor song), Better (OneRepublic song), Better (Regina Spektor song), Better (TV series), Better (Tom Baxter song), Better (album), 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, go one better, better late than never, better dead than red, better nature, more...

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

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