suomi-englanti sanakirja

better englannista suomeksi

  1. parantaa

  2. parempi

  3. kohentaa

  4. vedonlyöjä

  5. jkta viisaampi henkilö, jkta parempi henkilö

  6. paremmin, enemmän

  7. kohentua

  8. valtaosa

  1. parempi

  2. paremmin

  3. parantaa

  4. Substantiivi

  5. Verbi

better englanniksi

  1. (comparative of)

  2. (quote-av)

  3. Greater in amount or quantity

  4. 1972, (w), ''Hey Sandy''

  5. “The air was still with the lonely thrill of 'now the hour is near' And the smell of sweat was better yet than the awful stench of fear.”


  6. (RQ:Shakespeare Othello)

  7. 1901, Couperus|Louis Couperus, Teixeira de Mattos|Alexander Teixeira de Mattos (translator), ''Souls/Chapter XXIX|Small Souls'',

  8. “I’ve had enough of cycling with you chaps. I can spend my Sundays better than in tormenting cats and quarrelling and fighting.”
  9. Greater or lesser (whichever is seen as more advantageous), in reference to value, distance, time, etc.

  10. ''The top electric vehicles have a range of 300 kilometres or better.'' (''better'' = greater)

    ''Only one swimmer finished the race with a time better than two minutes.'' (''better'' = lesser)

  11. (rfc-sense) better|Had better.

  12. ''You better do that if you know what's good for you.''

  13. An entity, usually animate, deemed superior to another; one who has a claim to precedence; a superior.

  14. ''He quickly found Ali his better in the ring.''

  15. (RQ:Hooker Law)

  16. Their betters would hardly be found.
  17. better|Had better.

  18. ''It's getting late. You better get on home.''

  19. To improve.

  20. (RQ:Wordsworth From the sam)

  21. Love betters what is best.
  22. (RQ:Thackeray Vanity Fair)

  23. He thought to better his circumstances.
  24. (RQ:Macaulay History of England)

  25. To become better; to improve.

  26. ''This government will better this society''

  27. To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel.

  28. The works of nature do always aim at that which can not be bettered.
  29. To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of.

  30. (RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)

  31. (alternative spelling of)

  32. bitter

  33. Proverb: (uxi)

  34. (alt form)

  35. better

  36. quite recovered from illness

  37. more than

  38. that which is better, something better or superior

  39. to better, improve

  40. (inflection of)