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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

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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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The squad, which included North Wales representatives James Hughes (Wrexham), Mark Duxbury, Josh Williams (both Colwyn Bay) and David Bond (Hawarden) had high hopes of going one better after a third-place finish two years ago.
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.
Liverpool girls are going one better and the absolute must have are genuine Swarovski-encrusted Haviana flip-flops, from local designers www.
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.
The 22-year-old is being billed as the next big thing claiming third in the season-opener and going one better in Malaysia last weekend.