HyperDic: betterment

English > 3 senses of the word betterment:
NOUNeventbetterment, improvement, advancea change for the better
statebettermentan improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility
actbetterment, amelioration, meliorationthe act of relieving ills and changing for the better
betterment > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'termahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > betterment: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA change for the better; progress in development.
Synonymsimprovement, advance
Narroweradjustment, accommodation, fittingmaking or becoming suitable
conservation, preservationAn occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
recoveryReturn to an original state
refinement, elaborationThe result of improving something
revival, resurgence, revitalization, revitalisation, revivificationBringing again into activity and prominence
Broadertransformation, transmutation, shiftA qualitative change
Spanishmejora, mejoría
Verbsbetterget better
English > betterment: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility.
Broaderimprovement, meliorationA condition superior to an earlier condition
Spanishmejoramiento, mejora
English > betterment: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of relieving ills and changing for the better.
Synonymsamelioration, melioration
BroaderimprovementThe act of improving something
Spanishmejora, mejoría
Catalanmillorament, millora
Verbsbetterto make better

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