better

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
good

Comparative
better

Superlative
best

  1. The comparative form of good; more good.
    I am a better person than you are.

Adverb[change]

Positive
well

Comparative
better

Superlative
best

  1. The comparative form of well; more well.
    Are you feeling better?

Verb[change]

Plain form
better

Third-person singular
betters

Past tense
bettered

Past participle
bettered

Present participle
bettering

  1. To improve.
    I intend to better my situation by going back to school.

Noun[change]

Singular
better

Plural
betters

  1. Another way to spell bettor.
  2. Someone or something who is superior to another.
    I thought I was the best around, but I found my better when I played John.