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Synonyms for better

to a greater degree

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  • to a greater degree
  • more completely
  • more thoroughly

in a more excellent manner

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  • in a more excellent manner
  • more effectively
  • more attractively
  • more advantageously
  • more competently
  • in a superior way

Antonyms

superior

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get the better of someone

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Synonyms for better

of greater excellence than another

much more than half

to a greater extent

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one who stands above another in rank

a dominating position, as in a conflict

to advance to a more desirable state

Synonyms for better

something superior in quality or condition or effect

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someone who bets

a superior person having claim to precedence

the superior one of two alternatives

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surpass in excellence

(comparative of 'good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability

(comparative of 'good') changed for the better in health or fitness

(comparative and superlative of 'well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable

more than half

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from a position of superiority or authority

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References in periodicals archive ?
This two-year-old was just beaten a neck at Catterick last month but looks capable of going one better down in Sussex under Joe Fanning.
Success for us would be finishing in the top six and going one better than last season.
Audit found Ben Nevis a tall order at Leicester a week ago when finishing second but should be capable of going one better at the seaside course tomorrow where the opposition looks modest.
00 Fakenham, nap) No match for subsequent Sedegefield winner Petroglyph over course and distance at the end of November, but beat the rest by upwards of 30 lengths and big chance of going one better off the same mark today.
MY WEEK Punting high The decision to head to Ireland to weigh up the form of horses I know nothing about definitely focused the mind and provided a couple of winners, notably Toufan Express Punting low Maggie The Cat being touched off at Listowel and then going one better later in the week when I wasn't on Bad move of the week Being pig-headed about the draw at Ayr proved costly.
Good second to a subsequent winner on latest outing, and though not ideally drawn, reckoned capable of going one better.