better adj.

1 comparative of ‘good’

VERBS be, feel, look, seem | get Cars are getting better all the time. | make sth We must make our inner cities better to live and work in. | consider sth, deem sth, judge sth, think sth I thought it better to tackle him outside of business hours.

ADV. a damned/darned sight, even, far, a lot, markedly, (very) much, still, substantially, ten/a hundred/a thousand times His latest book is a darned sight better than the one before. | a bit, a good/great deal, a little, marginally, slightly

PHRASES no better Charles VII was a bad king, and Charles VIII was no better. | nothing better than There's nothing better than a nice juicy peach!

2 recovered from an illness

VERBS be, feel, look, seem | get I hope you get better soon. | get sb, make sb Don't worry. The doctor will soon make you better. | kiss sth Did you hurt yourself? Poor thing?come here and let me kiss it better.

ADV. a lot, (very) much | a bit, a good/great deal, a little, slightly