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(副词) 
Definition
in or to a greater degree
I like your interpretation better than the one I was taught.
同义词
to a greater degree
,
more completely
,
more thoroughly
(副词) 
Definition
in a more excellent manner
If we had played better, we might have won.
同义词
in a more excellent manner
,
more effectively
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more attractively
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more advantageously
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more competently
,
in a superior way
反义词
worse
(形容词) 
Definition
improved or fully recovered in health
He is better now.
同义词
,
stronger
,
improving
,
progressing
,
recovering
,
healthier
,
cured
,
mending
,
fitter
,
fully recovered
,
on the mend (informal)
The baby had been poorly but was on the mend.
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more healthy
,
less ill
反义词
worse
(形容词) 
Definition
more suitable, attractive, etc.
I've been able to have a better car than I otherwise could have.
同义词
superior
a woman greatly superior to her husband in education
,
finer
,
nicer
,
worthier
,
higher-quality
, ,
preferable
Resignation was the preferable option.
Goat's milk yogurt is preferable.
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more appropriate
,
more useful
,
more valuable
,
more suitable
,
more desirable
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streets ahead
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more fitting
,
more expert
反义词
(形容词) 
同义词
greater
,
bigger
,
larger
(动词) 
He bettered the old record of 4 minutes 24.
同义词
beat
He was as eager as his captain to beat the record.
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top
How are you ever going to top that?
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exceed
His performance exceeded all expectations.
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excel
Few dancers have excelled her in virtuosity.
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surpass
He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brothers.
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outstrip
In pursuing her ambition she outstripped everyone else.
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outdo
Both sides have tried to outdo each other.
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trump
The Socialists tried to trump this with their slogan.
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improve on or upon
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cap (informal)
He always has to cap everyone else's achievements.
(动词) 
同义词
run rings around
,
clobber (slang)
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lick (informal)
He might be able to lick us all in a fair fight.
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knock spots off (informal)
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put in the shade (informal)
(动词) 
Definition
to improve upon
Our parents came here with the hope of bettering themselves.
同义词
improve
He improved their house.
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further
Education needn't only be about furthering your career.
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raise
Two incidents in recent days have raised the level of concern.
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forward
He forwarded their cause with courage, skill and humour.
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reform
his plans to reform the country's economy
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advance
He was busy advancing other people's work.
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promote
His country will do everything possible to promote peace.
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correct
You may need surgery to correct the problem.
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enhance
They want to enhance their reputation abroad.
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upgrade
Medical facilities are being reorganized and upgraded.
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amend
The committee put forward proposals to amend the penal system.
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mend
There will be disciplinary action if you do not mend your ways.
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rectify
Only an act of Congress could rectify the situation.
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augment
She was searching for a way to augment her income.
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ameliorate
Nothing can be done to ameliorate the situation.
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meliorate
反义词
, , , , , ,
devaluate

其他同义词

in the sense of advance
Definition
to further a cause
He was busy advancing other people's work.
同义词
aid,
plug (informal),
pave the way for,
lend support to
in the sense of ameliorate
Definition
to make (something) better
Nothing can be done to ameliorate the situation.
同义词
in the sense of amend
Definition
to make small changes to something such as a piece of writing or a contract, in order to improve it
The committee put forward proposals to amend the penal system.

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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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