comparative form of good or well: more good or well (adjective)
comparative form of well: more well (adverb)
To improve. (verb)
Had better. (verb)
An entity, usually animate, deemed superior to another. (noun)
Alternative spelling of bettor. (noun)
Examples of word better
We would do better to say: _more_ is often _better_ , but _most_ is rarely _best_ , especially if we fail to measure everything together, tangible and intangible alike.
Popper held, that even if a theory t2 with a higher content than a rival theory t1 is subsequently falsified, it can still legitimately be regarded as a better theory than t1, and Ëœbetterâ„¢ is here now understood to mean t2 is closer to the truth than t1.
Most of the contemporary "political poetry" I've read remain mired in authorial biography (granted, it could be a function of my reading habit) -- they were writ primarily to make the authors feel better (by *feel better*, it includes ranting against abuse).
People are better than their creeds, and, it should seem, sometimes _better_ than _their_ principles.
Were they, after all, with all their muddy color and uncertain composition, better -- actually _better_, in the fundamentals that count, than those two glorified forms that ruled the room?