HyperDic: improved

English > 3 senses of the word improved:
ADJECTIVEallimprovedmade more desirable or valuable or profitable
allimprovedbecome or made better in quality
allimproved(of land) made ready for development or agriculture by clearing of trees and brush
improved > pronunciation
Soundsihmpruw'vd
Rhymesapproved ... unproved: 8 rhymes with uwvd...
English > improved: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmade more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially made ready for use or marketing.
Examples
  • "new houses are springing up on an improved tract of land near the river"
  • "an improved breed"
Narrowerbuilt, reinforced(used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness
developed(of real estate) made more useful and profitable as by building or laying out roads
landscaped(of land) improved by gardening or landscape architecture
Oppositeunimprovednot made more desirable or valuable or profitable
Spanishmejorado, perfeccionado
English > improved: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBecome or made better in quality.
Examples
  • "was proud of his improved grades"
  • "an improved viewfinder"
Broaderbetter(comparative of 'good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability
English > improved: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of land) made ready for development or agriculture by clearing of trees and brush.
Example"improved farmlands"
BroaderclearedRid of objects or obstructions such as e.g. trees and brush

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