Synonyms of better in English:

better


See definition of better

adjective

1‘the better player’

SYNONYMS

superior, finer, of higher quality, greater, in a different class, one step ahead

more acceptable, preferable, recommended

informal a cut above, streets ahead, head and shoulders above, ahead of the field, ahead of the pack

ANTONYMS

worse, inferior

2‘there couldn't be a better time to take up this job’

SYNONYMS

more advantageous, more suitable, more fitting, more appropriate, more useful, more valuable, more desirable

ANTONYMS

worse

3‘is Emma any better today?’

SYNONYMS

healthier, fitter, stronger, less ill

well, cured, healed, recovered

convalescent, recovering, on the road to recovery, making progress, progressing, improving

informal on the mend, looking up

ANTONYMS

worse


adverb

1‘I played better today’

SYNONYMS

to a higher standard, in a finer way, in a superior way

2‘you may find alternatives that suit you better’

SYNONYMS

more, to a greater degree

3‘the money could be better spent on more urgent cases’

SYNONYMS

more wisely, more sensibly, more suitably, more fittingly, more advantageously


verb

1‘a record bettered by only one other non-league side’

SYNONYMS

surpass, improve on, beat, exceed, excel, top, cap, trump, eclipse, outstrip, outdo, outmatch, go one better than

informal best

2‘musicians will be advised on how to better their work’

SYNONYMS

improve, make better, ameliorate, raise, advance, further, lift, upgrade, enhance

reform, rectify

rare meliorate

ANTONYMS

worsen