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Better

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[n] something better; "I expected better of him"
[n] the superior one of two alternatives; "chose the better of the two"
[n] one having claim to precedence; a superior; "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"
[n] someone who bets
[adv] 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"
[adv] from a position of superiority or authority; "father knows best"; "I know better."
[adj] (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"
[adj] (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness; "her health is better now"; "I feel better"
[adj] more than half; "argued for the better part of an hour"
[v] get better; "The weather improved toward evening."
[v] to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
[v] surpass in excellence; "She bettered her own record"; "break a record"

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