improve / ɪmˈpruv /


improve2 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

im·proved, im·prov·ing.

  1. to bring into a more desirable or excellent condition: He took vitamins to improve his health.
  2. to make more useful, profitable, or valuable by enclosure, cultivation, etc.
  3. to increase the value of by betterments, as the construction of buildings and sewers.
  4. to make good use of; turn to account: He improved the stopover by seeing a client with offices there.
v. 无主动词 verb

im·proved, im·prov·ing.

  1. to increase in value, excellence, etc.; become better: The military situation is improving.
  2. to make improvements, as by revision, addition, or change: None of the younger violinists have been able to improve on his interpretation of that work.

improve 近义词

v. 动词 verb

make or become better


  1. Billions of dollars have been invested in tools and platforms that promise to improve the learning outcomes and lives of students.
  2. During a talk with TechCrunch, the founders stressed how growers could increase margins through improved labor costs.
  3. The startup has spent the last few quarters further improving its technology stack.
  4. Apple’s software has added some improved features this year.
  5. Studies suggest that even low-levels of strength training can improve back pain.
  6. It could dramatically improve quality of life in communities throughout the developing world.
  7. Faal told the FBI that his group was trying “restore democracy to The Gambia and improve the lives of its people.”
  8. The health, happiness and well-being of men, children and women improve.
  9. An expert in education talks about race relations, the political environment and what can be done to improve things.
  10. Our relationship did not improve as I entered college and developed a raging eating disorder.
  11. Five hundred of our fighting men are running to and fro between cliffs and sea carrying stones wherewith to improve our pier.
  12. Yet their quaint attempts to improve their appearance throw an interesting side-light on their æsthetic preferences.
  13. That community which does not improve in the region where the means of healthful increase are afforded, is in an unhealthy state.
  14. No other legislation is going to improve financial conditions here to any extent.
  15. As time passed, this fund expanded considerably and was used to improve elementary education.