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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Bettered (0.01097 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Bettered.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: better atasan, bagusan, lebih baik, makin baik, sebaiknya, tukang bertaruh
English → English (WordNet) Definition: better well adj 1: in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; “appears to be entirely well”; “the wound is nearly well”; “a well man”; “I think I'm well; at least I feel well” [ant: ill] 2: resulting favorably; “its a good thing that I wasn't there”; “it is good that you stayed”; “it is well that no one saw you”; “all's well that ends well” [syn: good, well(p)] 3: wise or advantageous and hence advisable; “it would be well to start early” [syn: well(p)] [also: better, best] well n 1: a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine 2: a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid 3: an abundant source; “she was a well of information” [syn: wellspring, fountainhead] 4: an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway) 5: an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps [also: better, best] well adv 1: (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'); “the children behaved well”; “a task well done”; “the party went well”; “he slept well”; “a well-argued thesis”; “a well-planned party”; “the baby can walk pretty good” [syn: good] [ant: ill] 2: thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form; “The problem is well understood”; “she was well informed”; “shake well before using”; “in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked”; “well-done beef”, “well-satisfied customers”; “well-educated” 3: indicating high probability; in all likelihood; “I might well do it”; “a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster”; “you may well need your umbrella”; “he could equally well be trying to deceive us” [syn: easily] 4: (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully; “a book well worth reading”; “was well aware of the difficulties ahead”; “suspected only too well what might be going on” 5: to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree; “the project was well underway”; “the fetus has well developed organs”; “his father was well pleased with his grades” 6: favorably; with approval; “their neighbors spoke well of them”; “he thought well of the book” [ant: ill] 7: to a great extent or degree; “I'm afraid the film was well over budget”; “painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger”; “the house has fallen considerably in value”; “the price went up substantially” [syn: considerably, substantially] 8: with great or especially intimate knowledge; “we knew them well” [syn: intimately] 9: with prudence or propriety; “You would do well to say nothing more”; “could not well refuse” 10: with skill or in a pleasing manner; “she dances well”; “he writes well” [ant: badly] 11: in a manner affording benefit or advantage; “she married well”; “The children were settled advantageously in Seattle” [syn: advantageously] [ant: badly, badly] 12: in financial comfort; “They live well”; “she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died” [syn: comfortably] 13: without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor; “took the joke well”; “took the tragic news well” [ant: badly] [also: better, best] well v : come up; “Tears well in her eyes” [syn: swell] [also: better, best] better See well better adj 1: (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 suit with a better fit”; “a better chance of success”; “produced a better mousetrap”; “she's better in math than in history” [ant: worse] 2: (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness; “her health is better now”; “I feel better” [ant: worse] 3: (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable; “it would be better to speak to him”; “the White House thought it best not to respond” [syn: better(p), best(p)] 4: more than half; “argued for the better part of an hour” better n 1: one having claim to precedence; a superior; “the common man has been kept in his place by his betters” 2: someone who bets [syn: bettor, wagerer, punter] 3: the superior one of two alternatives; “chose the better of the two” better adv 1: 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” 2: from a position of superiority or authority; “father knows best”; “I know better.” [syn: best] v 1: surpass in excellence; “She bettered her own record”; “break a record” [syn: break] 2: to make better; “The editor improved the manuscript with his changes” [syn: improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate] [ant: worsen] 3: get better; “The weather improved toward evening” [syn: improve, ameliorate, meliorate] [ant: worsen] better See good good adj 1: having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; “good news from the hospital”; “a good report card”; “when she was good she was very very good”; “a good knife is one good for cutting”; “this stump will make a good picnic table”; “a good check”; “a good joke”; “a good exterior paint”; “a good secretary”; “a good dress for the office” [ant: bad] 2: having the normally expected amount; “gives full measure”; “gives good measure”; “a good mile from here” [syn: full] 3: morally admirable [ant: evil] 4: deserving of esteem and respect; “all respectable companies give guarantees”; “ruined the family's good name” [syn: estimable, honorable, respectable] 5: promoting or enhancing well-being; “an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries”; “the beneficial effects of a temperate climate”; “the experience was good for her” [syn: beneficial] 6: superior to the average; “in fine spirits”; “a fine student”; “made good grades”; “morale was good”; “had good weather for the parade” [syn: fine] 7: agreeable or pleasing; “we all had a good time”; “good manners” 8: of moral excellence; “a genuinely good person”; “a just cause”; “an upright and respectable man”; “the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous”- Frederick Douglass [syn: just, upright, virtuous] 9: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; “adept in handicrafts”; “an adept juggler”; “an expert job”; “a good mechanic”; “a practiced marksman”; “a proficient engineer”; “a lesser-known but no less skillful composer”; “the effect was achieved by skillful retouching” [syn: adept, expert, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful] 10: thorough; “had a good workout”; “gave the house a good cleaning” 11: with or in a close or intimate relationship; “a good friend”; “my sisters and brothers are near and dear” [syn: dear, near] 12: having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; “his benevolent smile”; “a benevolent nature” [syn: benevolent] [ant: malevolent] 13: financially sound; “a good investment”; “a secure investment” [syn: dependable, safe, secure] 14: most suitable or right for a particular purpose; “a good time to plant tomatoes”; “the right time to act”; “the time is ripe for great sociological changes” [syn: right, ripe] 15: resulting favorably; “its a good thing that I wasn't there”; “it is good that you stayed”; “it is well that no one saw you”; “all's well that ends well” [syn: well(p)] 16: exerting force or influence; “the law is effective immediately”; “a warranty good for two years”; “the law is already in effect (or in force)” [syn: effective, in effect(p) , in force(p)] 17: feeling healthy and free of aches and pains; “I feel good” [syn: good(p)] 18: capable of pleasing; “good looks” 19: appealing to the mind; “good music”; “a serious book” [syn: serious] 20: in excellent physical condition; “good teeth”; “I still have one good leg”; “a sound mind in a sound body” [syn: sound] 21: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health; “beneficial effects of a balanced diet”; “a good night's sleep”; “the salutary influence of pure air” [syn: beneficial, salutary] 22: not forged; “a good dollar bill” 23: not left to spoil; “the meat is still good” [syn: unspoiled, unspoilt] 24: generally admired; “good taste” [also: better, best] good n 1: benefit; “for your own good”; “what's the good of worrying?” 2: moral excellence or admirableness; “there is much good to be found in people” [syn: goodness] [ant: evil, evil] 3: that which is good or valuable or useful; “weigh the good against the bad”; “among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization” [syn: goodness] [ant: bad, bad] [also: better, best] good adv 1: (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'); “the children behaved well”; “a task well done”; “the party went well”; “he slept well”; “a well-argued thesis”; “a well-planned party”; “the baby can walk pretty good” [syn: well] [ant: ill] 2: in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); “he was soundly defeated”; “we beat him good” [syn: thoroughly, soundly] [also: better, best]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bettered Better \Bet"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bettered; p. pr. & vb. n. Bettering.] [AS. beterian, betrian, fr. betera better. See Better, a.] 1. To improve or ameliorate; to increase the good qualities of. [1913 Webster] Love betters what is best. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] He thought to better his circumstances. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. To improve the condition of, morally, physically, financially, socially, or otherwise. [1913 Webster] The constant effort of every man to better himself. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel. [1913 Webster] The works of nature do always aim at that which can not be bettered. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 4. To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Weapons more violent, when next we meet, May serve to better us and worse our foes. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: To improve; meliorate; ameliorate; mend; amend; correct; emend; reform; advance; promote. [1913 Webster]

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