of a more excellent or desirable kind; of a more precise or suitable kind
partly or fully recovered from (usually an illness)
in more excellent manner
more; to a greater degree
sth which is better
elder or wiser; more experienced people; higher authorities
do better than; surpass
"a change for the better"
"the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"
"chose the better of the two"
"You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din"
"a better coat"
"a better type of car"
"a suit with a better fit"
"a better chance of success"
"produced a better mousetrap"
"she's better in math than in history"
"her health is better now"
"I feel better"
"it would be better to speak to him"
"the White House thought it best not to respond"
"argued for the better part of an hour"
"She had never sung better"
"a deed better left undone"
"better suited to the job"
"father knows best"
"I know better."
"She bettered her own record"
"break a record"
"The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
"The weather improved toward evening"
The grey mare is the better horse here.
出自： G. B. Shaw
Andrew would be a better man than he had been.
出自： V. Woolf
Better planes, better explosives, better guns and gasessevery improvement increases the sum of fear and hatred.
出自： Aldous Huxley
She left to better herself, and obtained the situation of nurse.
出自： F. Marryat
Their speech and dress were bettered while she kept them in her charge.
出自： W. C. Williams
I lack the will-power to do anything with my life, to better my position by hard work.
出自： L. Durrell
I am better today, but not well yet.
You had better go at once.
I think/thought I had better have gone already.
误 I'm completely better now.
正 I'm completely well now.