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

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

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

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

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