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Definition of Improve


  1. To disprove or make void; to refute.
  2. To disapprove; to find fault with; to reprove; to censure; as, to improve negligence.
  3. To make better; to increase the value or good qualities of; to ameliorate by care or cultivation; as, to improve land.
  4. To use or employ to good purpose; to make productive; to turn to profitable account; to utilize; as, to improve one's time; to improve his means.
  5. To advance or increase by use; to augment or add to; -- said with reference to what is bad.
  6. To grow better; to advance or make progress in what is desirable; to make or show improvement; as, to improve in health.
  7. To advance or progress in bad qualities; to grow worse.
  8. To increase; to be enhanced; to rise in value; as, the price of cotton improves.
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Improve Translations

improve in Dutch is verbeteren, veredelen
improve in German is verbessern, aufbessern
improve in Italian is perfezionare, migliorare
improve in Latin is amplio
improve in Norwegian is forbedre
improve in Portuguese is melhore
improve in Spanish is mejorar, corregir