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Synonyms for improvement
ɪmˈpruv məntim·prove·ment

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. improvement

    The returns or receipts include all that is received from an outlay or investment; the profit is the excess (if any) of the receipts over the outlay; hence, in government, morals, etc., the profit is what is really good, helpful, useful, valuable. Utility is chiefly used in the sense of some immediate or personal and generally some material good. Advantage is that which gives one a vantage-ground, either for coping with competitors or with difficulties, needs, or demands; as to have the advantage of a good education; it is frequently used of what one has beyond another or secures at the expense of another; as, to have the advantage of another in an argument, or to take advantage of another in a bargain. Gain is what one secures beyond what he previously possessed. Benefit is anything that does one good. Emolument is profit, return, or value accruing through official position. Expediency has respect to profit or advantage, real or supposed, considered apart from or perhaps in opposition to right, in actions having a moral character. Compare UTILITY.

    advantage, avail, benefit, emolument, expediency, gain, good, proceeds, profit, receipts, return, returns, service, usefulness, utility, value

    damage, destruction, detriment, disadvantage, harm, hurt, injury, loss, ruin, waste

    The profit of labor; on capital; in business.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. improvement

    advancement, amendment, progress, increase, correction, proficiency

    degeneracy, degeneration, deterioration, debasement, retrogradation, retrogression

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. improvement, betterment, advancenoun

    a change for the better; progress in development

    progress, amelioration, forward motion, procession, advance, advancement, feeler, melioration, approach, cash advance, overture, rise, progression, onward motion, betterment

    declination, decline

  2. improvementnoun

    the act of improving something

    "their improvements increased the value of the property"

    melioration, betterment, advance

    declination, decline

  3. improvement, meliorationnoun

    a condition superior to an earlier condition

    "the new school represents a great improvement"

    amelioration, melioration, betterment, advance

    declination, decline

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. improvementnoun

    amendment, melioration, amelioration, betterment, progress, proficiency, advancement

  2. improvementnoun

    good use, beneficial employment

  3. improvementnoun

    practical application (as of a doctrine)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. improvementnoun

    betterment, amelioration, meliorism, utilization

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  1. Harlan Krumholz:

    It is impossible to know what is most responsible for the improvement and it is likely to be many factors, nevertheless, this improvement occurred in a period of intense focus on improving health care delivery, the quality of care, and on promoting healthier behaviors and populations.

  2. William Blake:

    Improvement makes straight roads; but the crooked roads without improvement are the roads of genius.

  3. Socrates:

    I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person.

  4. Chief Executive Hakan Samuelsson:

    We are planning for a new all-time high this year, and we also see an improvement in profitability - a clear improvement in profitability during the second half of the year.

  5. Randy Tinseth:

    This combination of improvement in fuel efficiency and more seats will yield about a 5 percent improvement in efficiency per seat.

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