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Improved vs. Improve

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Improvedadjective

That has been made better; enhanced.

Improveverb

(transitive) To make (something) better; to increase the value or productivity (of something).

‘Painting the woodwork will improve this house.’; ‘Buying more servers would improve performance.’;

Improvedverb

simple past tense and past participle of improve

Improveverb

(intransitive) To become better.

‘I have improved since taking the tablets.’; ‘The error messages have improved since the last version, when they were incomprehensible.’;

Improved

advanced to a more desirable or valuable or excellent state. Opposite of unimproved.

Improveverb

(obsolete) To disprove or make void; to refute.

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Improved

changed for the better; as, her improved behavior.

Improveverb

(obsolete) To disapprove of; to find fault with; to reprove; to censure.

‘to improve negligence’;

Improvedadjective

made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially made ready for use or marketing;

‘new houses are springing up on an improved tract of land near the river’; ‘an improved breed’;

Improveverb

(dated) To use or employ to good purpose; to turn to profitable account.

‘to improve one's time;’; ‘to improve his means’;

Improvedadjective

become or made better in quality;

‘was proud of his improved grades’; ‘an improved viewfinder’;

Improveverb

To disprove or make void; to refute.

‘Neither can any of them make so strong a reason which another can not improve.’;

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Improvedadjective

(of land) made ready for development or agriculture by clearing of trees and brush;

‘improved farmlands’;

Improveverb

To disapprove; to find fault with; to reprove; to censure; as, to improve negligence.

‘When he rehearsed his preachings and his doing unto the high apostles, they could improve nothing.’;

Improveverb

To make better; to increase the value or good qualities of; to ameliorate by care or cultivation; as, to improve land.

‘I love not to improve the honor of the living by impairing that of the dead.’;

Improveverb

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.

‘We shall especially honor God by improving diligently the talents which God hath committed to us.’; ‘A hint that I do not remember to have seen opened and improved.’; ‘The court seldom fails to improve the opportunity.’; ‘How doth the little busy beeImprove each shining hour.’; ‘Those moments were diligently improved.’; ‘True policy, as well as good faith, in my opinion, binds us to improve the occasion.’;

Improveverb

To advance or increase by use; to augment or add to; - said with reference to what is bad.

‘We all have, I fear, . . . not a little improved the wretched inheritance of our ancestors.’;

Improveverb

To grow better; to advance or make progress in what is desirable; to make or show improvement; as, to improve in health.

‘We take care to improve in our frugality and diligence.’;

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Improveverb

To advance or progress in bad qualities; to grow worse.

Improveverb

To increase; to be enhanced; to rise in value; as, the price of cotton improves.

Improveverb

to make better;

‘The editor improved the manuscript with his changes’;

Improveverb

get better;

‘The weather improved toward evening’;

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