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  1. im·prove
    IPA[imˈpro͞ov]
  2. verb

    • 1. make or become better:

      we’ve used technology to improve relations with customers his condition improved after glass was removed from his arm
      Synonym : make better, better, ameliorate, upgrade, refine, enhance, boost, build on, help, raise, revamp, brush up, polish up, perk up, tweak, give a facelift to, meliorate, get better, become better, advance, progress, develop, make headway, come along, make progress, take steps forward, pick up, rally, perk up, make strides, look up
    • 2. develop or increase in mental capacity by education or experience:

      I subscribed to two magazines to improve my mind
    • 3. achieve or produce something better than:

      they are trying to improve on the tired old style
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: improve, 3rd person present: improves, gerund or present participle: improving, past tense: improved, past participle: improved

    • verb

      make or become better:

      develop or increase in mental capacity by education or experience:

    • adjective

      having become or been made better:
    • adjective

      having become or been made better:
    • adjective

      giving moral or intellectual benefit:
    • showing signs of improvement
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