Complete Definition of "better"

wikipedia|dab=better
English

rank|going|knew|seen|207|better|name|among|done

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/ËbÉt.É/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
a|AusE? IPA|/Ëbet.É/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
a|GenAm? IPA|/ËbÉt.É/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]`/
:audio|en-us-better.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ÉtÉ(r)
Hyphenation: bet·ter

Etymology 1
OE. term|betera|lang=ang.

Adjective
better

  1. comparative of|good or well|langEnglish|POSadjective

Related terms
best

Translations
trans-top|comparative of the adjectives good or well
Arabic: ARchar|اÙضÙ|Ø£Ùض٠unicode|(âáfÉal), ARchar|احسÙ|أحس٠unicode|(âáħsan)
Breton: gwell, gwelloc'h
Chinese: æ¯è¾å¥½ç (bÇjiào hÇode)
Czech: t-|cs|lepší
Danish: bedre
Dutch: t+|nl|beter
Finnish: t+|fi|parempi
French: meilleur pos_a, mieux pos_adv
German: t+|de|besser
Greek: t|el|καλÏÏεÏοÏ|m|sc=Grek (kalýteros)
Hungarian: t+|hu|jobb
Ido: plu bona, maxim
Interlingua: melior
Irish: fearr
Italian: meglio di
trans-mid
Japanese: ãã£ã¨ãã (motto ii), ããè¯ã (yoriyoi)
Korean: ë ì¢ì (deo joheun)
Latin: t-|la|melior
Norwegian: bedre
Persian: t+|fa|بÙتر|altبÙÙتÙر|trbehtær|scFAchar|xsPersian
Polish: lepszy pos_a m, lepiej pos_adv
Portuguese: melhor
Romanian: mai bun
Russian: лÑÑÑе (lúÄÅ¡e)
Slovene: boljši m, boljša f, boljše n
Spanish: t+|es|mejor
Swedish: t+|sv|bättre
Turkish: daha iyi
Vietnamese: tá»t hÆ¡n, khá hÆ¡n; khoẻ hÆ¡n (comparative form of well, as in "healthier")
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Adverb
better

  1. comparative of|well|langEnglish|POSadverb

Related terms
best
had better
'd better

Translations
trans-top|comparative form of the adverb well
Hindi: (behtar)
Icelandic: betur
Interlingua: melio
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Slovene: bolje
Swedish: t+|sv|bättre
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Verb
en-verb|betters|bettering|bettered|bettered

  1. To improve.

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Translations)
trans-top|to improve
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Swedish: förbättra
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Etymology 2
Alternate pronunciation of term|bettor or modern fomation from the the verb to term|bet.

Noun
en-noun

  1. alternative spelling of|bettor

Category:Betting


Frisian

Adjective
infl|fy|adjective

  1. #English|better

ang:better
fa:better
fr:better
gl:better
ko:better
hy:better
io:better
it:better
ku:better
hu:better
ja:better
pl:better
pt:better
simple:better
fi:better
te:better
vi:better
tr:better
zh:better

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