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Definitions of improve

  1. To grow better, or advance in goodness, knowledge, wisdom, or other excellence; to increase. To improve on, to make additions or amendments to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To disapprove; to find fault with; to reprove; to censure; as, to improve negligence. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To make better; to increase the value or good qualities of; to ameliorate by care or cultivation; as, to improve land. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To use or employ to good purpose; to make productive; to turn to profitable account; to utilize; as, to improve one's time; to improve his means. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To advance or increase by use; to augment or add to; - said with reference to what is bad. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To make better; use to advantage; intensify. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To make better: to advance in value or excellence: to correct: to employ to good purpose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To make better; use to advantage. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To use to good purpose. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To grow better; to advance or make progress in what is desirable; to make or show improvement; as, to improve in health. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To advance or progress in bad qualities; to grow worse. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To increase; to be enhanced; to rise in value; as, the price of cotton improves. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To grow better; to make better. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To grow better: to make progress: to increase: to rise (as prices). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. To grow better; rise, as prices. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. To make progress. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. To make better; to advance in value or good qualities; to employ to profit; to make productive; to correct; to apply to practical purposes; to employ; to cultivate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. To make better; to advance in value, &c.; to grow better or wiser; to raise from good to better; to turn to good account. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. IMPROVER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Usage examples for improve

  1. Let him take lessons from his friend Heinz Schorlin, and he may improve – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. His health did not improve and it was with difficulty that he could perform his daily task. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
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