Improve synonyms and antonyms

ĭm-pro͝ov'

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To make better, to improve; to heal; to solve a problem.
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(Computers) To replace (a software program) with a more recently released, enhanced version.
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Enhance is defined as to make something better or improve the condition of something.
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To seek to develop familiarity with; give one's attention to; pursue
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To raise (something) to a higher position; to lift.
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To improve one's conduct
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To grow better.
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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To improve the state of something.
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To revise is to reconsider or change something.
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To speak to or communicate with (someone) in order to point out a mistake or error.
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(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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To make better; improve; reform; set right
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To make scholarly corrections or improvements in (a text)
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To lift; to grasp and raise.
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(Colloquial) To defeat soundly.
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To make or become weak or weaker
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(Intransitive) To receive a benefit (from); to be a beneficiary.
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(Intransitive) To become worse; to get worse; to deteriorate.
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To impair the soundness, goodness, or value of; to harm or cause destruction.
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To acquire something usually over a period of time.
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To give or get an extension of
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To rid of impurities or pollution
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To prepare (an author's works, journals, letters, etc.) for publication, by selection, arrangement, and annotation
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To educate in matters of culture and refinement; make more polished or sophisticated.
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To form and develop (one's taste, etc.)
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To become better
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The definition of an improvement is an increase in value, condition or quality.
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To a greater extent or degree:
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To obtain a profit or advantage; benefit:
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To become better
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To become better
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To commence (an action).
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To become better
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To weaken; to affect negatively; to have a diminishing effect on.
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A rewriting of a deed or contract that does not express what was actually agreed upon, only when it can be demonstrated in a clear and convincing manner that a mutual mistake was made. There will be no rewriting if the mistake was made by one party only, unless it was caused by the other party’s fraud. Reformation is considered to be an equitable remedy.
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(Archaic) To build; establish
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To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
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To ornament (fabric) with a design using special decorative stitches
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(Math.) To change (an algebraic expression or equation) to a different form having the same value
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(Idiomatic) To change one's mind, especially to begin to agree or appreciate what one was reluctant to accept at first.
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The definition of convalesce is to recover gradually from sickness or injury.
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To become more lively or enthusiastic or upright.
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To come together for a common purpose, esp. to assist or support a cause, person, etc.
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To recover, especially from an illness; to get better from an illness.
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To bring up to date; make conform to or aware of the most recent facts, methods, ideas, etc.
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Create or maintain a landscape.
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To cause damage to; impair:
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To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
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(Idiomatic) To fondle or to grope someone, usually in an inappropriate way.
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Revamp is to repair, restore or give something old a new appearance or a new life.
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Polish is defined as to rub until smooth and shiny, use a substance or wax on a surface to make it glossy, or to improve the condition.
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To make better
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To make better
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To cause to be different:
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To repair is defined as to fix something.
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Producing or promoting a favorable result; advantageous:
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Favorable to health; wholesome:
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To cover again.
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(Idiomatic) To dress or arrange smartly, elegantly, and neatly
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To renovate something, especially housing, to make it more appealing to the middle classes
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To fashion again or anew.
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To reform spiritually or morally:
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To fit (a worn automotive tire) with a new tread.
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To make the repairs, adjustments, etc. needed to restore (a motor, etc.) to good working order
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To kill and preserve a tissue specimen rapidly to retain as nearly as possible the characteristics it had in the living body.
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To increase the concentration of, separate, or purify by or as if by distillation.
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To make better
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To make better
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To accelerate the growth or progress of; to further; to forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten.
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To develop, advance, or improve:
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To become better
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(Idiomatic) To progress; to move forward.
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(Idiomatic) to become farther from another traveling the same course.
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To increase in size and develop toward maturity, as a plant or animal does by assimilating food
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To make a gain or profit.
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(Intransitive) To become wide or wider.
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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To make or become mellow.
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To evolve toward or reach full development:
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(Intransitive, followed by "with") To accompany
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The phrase come on is when someone encourages you to do something to which you have said no.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic, often followed by with) To interact or coexist well, without argument or trouble.
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To become better
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Used other than as an idiom: see look,"Ž up.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To take shape; to transform into or become.
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To lower in importance, value, esteem, etc.
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Deteriorate is defined as to make or become worse or lower in value or quality.
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Able to repair or ameliorate.
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(Computers) To increase the computing speed and efficiency of (a program), as by rewriting instructions.
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Reclaim is to take back something, or to find another purpose for waste or unusable material, or to rescue someone from a state of immorality.
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To set right; correct:
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To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
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To make clean, bright, or fresh again; renovate.
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To restore to (a criminal etc.) the necessary training and education to allow for a successful reintegration into society; to retrain. [from 19th c.]
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To renew; to revamp something to make it look new again.
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(Intransitive) To grow strong or stronger.
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To glorify or exalt something or someone.
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To raise to a higher moral, social, or cultural level or condition
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To consume, expend, or exhaust by use
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To utilize is to make use of something or to find a practical purpose for something.
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(Music) To reduce a perfect or minor interval by a semitone.
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To cause physical damage to (something); harm:
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The definition of harm is to hurt or damage something.
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To regain one's health
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To become larger; increase in size, extent, etc.; expand
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To make better
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To organize something again, or in a different manner
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To raise (someone) to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank.
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To bring up; to grow; to promote.
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(Intransitive) To raise or rise.
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(Idiomatic) To eliminate confusion from or concerning.
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To falsify, or modify something, so that it appears to be better than it is.
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(Idiomatic) To recover from illness or other incapacitation.
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To become better
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Getting better
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The definition of an enhancement is an add-on or improvement that makes something better.
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Garnish is defined as to add decorative items to something or to withhold wages to satisfy a legal order to repay a debt.
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To cover with or as if with a thin layer of gold.
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To give a deliberately false interpretation of.
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(Idiomatic) To repair a relationship; to make up; to resolve an argument or fight; to make reparations or redress.
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To improve by alteration, correction of error, or removal of defects; put into a better form or condition:
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The act of making better.
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To change so as to fit, conform, make suitable, etc.
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Synonym Study

  • Ameliorate implies improving to some degree a condition that is bad, oppressive, or intolerable to begin with to ameliorate the lot of the poor
  • Improve and better both imply a correcting or advancing of something that is not in itself necessarily bad, the former by supplying a lack or want to improve a method and the latter by seeking something more satisfying he's left his job to better himself
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