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improve

im·prove

improve

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm pruv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: improved, improves, improving
definition 1: to make better.
Salt and pepper improved the sauce.
synonyms:
better, enhance, enrich
antonyms:
deteriorate, hurt, impair, spoil
similar words:
correct, cultivate, develop, help, mend, perfect, rally, recuperate, reform, repair, straighten out
definition 2: to become better.
She has improved as an artist.Dick improved slowly after the accident.
antonyms:
deteriorate
similar words:
advance, amend, clean up one's act, develop, mend, progress, rally, recuperate, straighten out
derivation: improvable (adj.)
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