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Better

Spanish
English

better
ADJ

better
N

better
N

mejor
NM
better
N

better
N


better half
N

better half
N
Informal


más valiera
better off

media naranja
better half

mejor dicho
better yet

mejor suerte
better luck

mejor tarde que nunca
better late than never


to get better
V

to get the better of
V


to get better
V

to be better off
V

ganarle la batalla a alguien
to get the better of someone
V

to make better
V

to get better
V


to get better
V

mejor
ADJ
so much the better
ADJ


¿Se te ha mejorado la garganta?
Has your throat gotten any better?

a celada de bellacos, mejor es el hombre por los pies que por las manos
discretion is the better part of valour

half a loaf is better than no bread

más vale prevenir que curar
prevention is better than cure

más ven cuatro ojos que dos
two heads are better than one

mejor que mejor
all the better

mejorar
to get better

it's better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick

menos mal
so much the better

It's better than nothing.

tanto mejor
all the better

tanto mejor
so much the better

betterment
N

betterment
N

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English Definitions

better
N
something superior in quality or condition or effect
better
N
someone who bets
better
N
a superior person having claim to precedence
better
N
the superior one of two alternatives
better
V
surpass in excellence
better
V
to make better
better
V
get better
better
(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
better
(comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness
better
(comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable
better
more than half
better
comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.
better
from a position of superiority or authority
better half
N
a person's partner in marriage
better off
in a more fortunate or prosperous condition
better-known
more familiar or renowned than the other of two
better-looking
pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
changing for the better
betterment
N
a change for the better; progress in development
betterment
N
an improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility
betterment
N
the act of relieving ills and changing for the better
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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