As comparative of good: Of superior quality or excellence, whether personal, physical, mental, moral, or social, essential or acquired: as, he is a better man than his brother; better times are at hand; a better position.Of superior value, use, fitness, acceptableness, etc.; more profitable or suitable for a purpose; more useful, eligible, or desirable: as, copper is a better conductor than iron.Larger; greater: as, the better part of a day was spent in shopping.As comparative of well: More in accordance with one's wish or desire; more satisfactory.More healthy; having sounder health.More just, right, or proper.To be quite well again; be fully recovered.n. That which has superior excellence; that which is better.n. A superior; one who has a claim to precedence on account of rank, age, merit, skill, power, or office: as, give place to your betters.n. Advantage; superiority; victory: chiefly in the phrases to get, gain, or have the better of (a person or thing).In a more excellent way or manner: as, to behave better; the land is better cultivated and the government better administered.In a superior degree: as, to know a man better than some one else knows him.More, without any idea of superior excellence: as, it is better than a mile to the town.To make better; improve; ameliorate; increase the good qualities of; as, manure betters land; discipline may better the morals.To improve upon; surpass; exceed; outdo.To advance the interest of; support; give advantage to.Synonyms Amend, Improve, Better, etc. (see amend), meliorate, promote.To grow better; become better; improve: as, his condition is bettering.n. One who lays bets or wagers. Also bettor.