Bettering: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Antonyms Hypernym Verb Group
improve 66 To make better The editor improved the manuscript with his changes Verb No Data No Data change Better
improve 12 Get better The weather improved toward evening Verb No Data No Data change state Better
break 2 Surpass in excellence She bettered her own record, break a record Verb No Data No Data surpass No Data
amend 2 To make better The editor improved the manuscript with his changes Verb No Data No Data change Better
better 1 Surpass in excellence She bettered her own record, break a record Verb No Data No Data surpass No Data
better 1 To make better The editor improved the manuscript with his changes Verb No Data worsen change Better
better 1 Get better The weather improved toward evening Verb No Data worsen change state Better
ameliorate 0 To make better The editor improved the manuscript with his changes Verb No Data No Data change Better
meliorate 0 To make better The editor improved the manuscript with his changes Verb No Data No Data change Better
ameliorate 0 Get better The weather improved toward evening Verb No Data No Data change state Better
meliorate 0 Get better The weather improved toward evening Verb No Data No Data change state Better
bettering 0 Changing for the better No Data Adjective ameliorating, amendatory, corrective, remedial worsening No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Bettering" have?

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The word "Bettering" has 12 meanings. The most frequent meaning is improve.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Bettering"?

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The word "Bettering" has 422 hyponyms which are: accelerate, acerbate, acetylate, achromatize, activate, adjust, affect, age, alchemize, alcoholize, alkalinize, allegorize, alter, americanize, angulate, animize, antiquate, antique, archaize, arterialize, ash, assimilate, automatize, awaken, barb, barbarize, bestialize, better, blind, blister, blunt, blur, boil, break, break down, brighten, bring, brutalize, bubble, calcify, camp, capture, cause to sleep, centralize, change intensity, change taste, charge, chasten, check, circularize, civilize, clarify, classicize, clean, clear, clot, cloud, coarsen, cohere, color, commercialize, communize, commute, complicate, condense, confuse, constitutionalize, contaminate, conventionalize, convert, cook, cool, corrupt, counterchange, crack, cry, customize, damage, darken, de-emphasize, deaden, deaminate, decarboxylate, decelerate, decentralize, decimalize, decorate, decrease, decrepitate, deflate, deform, dehydrogenate, demagnetize, demist, democratize, demonize, demulsify, demythologize, denationalize, denaturalize, denature, deodorize, depersonalize, depolarize, desensitize, destabilize, detransitivize, devalue, develop, devilize, digitize, dinge, dirty, disable, discolor, disharmonize, disintegrate, disorder, disqualify, dissimilate, dissolve, diversify, dizzy, domesticate, dope, draw, dry, dull, dynamize, ease up, edit, embrittle, empty, emulsify, enable, end, equal, eroticize, estrange, etherealize, etiolate, europeanize, evaporate, even, excite, extend, exteriorize, fatten, feminize, fertilize, fill, fix, flatten, flocculate, freeze, frenchify, full, gelatinize, glamorize, glorify, habituate, harmonize, harshen, heat, hue, humanize, humble, hydrogenate, immaterialize, immortalize, inactivate, incandesce, increase, indispose, industrialize, inflate, inform, inseminate, insulate, intensify, internationalize, introvert, invalidate, invert, iodinate, ionate, islamize, isomerize, laicize, legitimate, lend, liberalize, lifehack, lift, liquefy, loosen, louden, lower, lubricate, magnetize, make, mark, masculinize, mechanize, militarize, mince, mix, morph, muddy, mythologize, nationalize, naturalize, nazify, neutralize, nick, normalize, obfuscate, obscure, occidentalize, officialize, opacify, opalize, opsonize, orientalize, ossify, outmode, oxidize, oxygenize, paganize, pall, parallel, patent, personalize, piggyback, plasticize, poison, polarize, politicize, port, professionalize, proof, prostrate, purify, put, radicalize, rarefy, rationalize, recombine, recommend, reconstruct, refine, reflate, reform, refresh, relax, remodel, restore, revolutionize, right, ripen, romanticize, round off, rusticate, sanitize, saponify, saturate, sauce, schematize, scramble, sensitize, sentimentalize, set, sexualize, shade, shake, shallow, shape, sharpen, shift, shorten, simplify, slenderize, smut, sober, socialize, soften, solemnize, solvate, spice, spike, sputter, stabilize, stain, steepen, stiffen, still, straighten, strengthen, string, substitute, suburbanize, supercharge, supple, suspend, sweeten, switch, symmetrize, synchronize, tame, tender, tense, territorialize, thicken, think, tighten, tone down, touch, transaminate, transfigure, transform, transitivize, translate, transmute, transpose, turn, turn back, uglify, unclutter, uniformize, unite, unsanctify, unscramble, unsex, untie, untune, urbanize, validate, variegate, vascularize, ventilate, verbify, vesiculate, visualize, vitalize, vitrify, vivify, volatilize, vulgarise, warm, weaken, weaponize, wet, widen, worsen, acidify, alkalize, be born, become, burn, calm, carbonize, carnify, catalyze, chondrify, citrate, close, cloud over, coke, come to, conceive, concentrate, cross-fertilize, curdle, denitrify, die, disengage, dress, emaciate, emancipate, equilibrate, erupt, esterify, etherify, explode, fall, fluctuate, gain, get into, get worse, homogenize, integrate, ionize, open, overgrow, precipitate, react, reduce, secularize, sorb, sour, thin, thrive, thrombose, wake up, zonk out, out-herod, outbrave, outdraw, outfox, outgrow, outmarch, outpace, outrange, outroar, outsail, outsell, outshine, outshout, outwear, outweigh, outwit, shame.

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Is the word "Bettering" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Bettering" has a maximum frequency of 66.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Bettering"?

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The word "Bettering" has 4 synonyms which are: ameliorating, amendatory, corrective, remedial.

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