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Synonyms for improvement
ɪmˈpruv mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. improvement, betterment, advance(noun)

    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. improvement(noun)

    the act of improving something

    "their improvements increased the value of the property"

    melioration, betterment, advance

    declination, decline

  3. improvement, melioration(noun)

    a condition superior to an earlier condition

    "the new school represents a great improvement"

    amelioration, melioration, betterment, advance

    declination, decline

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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 Antonyms

  1. improvement

    advancement, amendment, progress, increase, correction, proficiency

    degeneracy, degeneration, deterioration, debasement, retrogradation, retrogression

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. improvement(n.)

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

  2. improvement(n.)

    good use, beneficial employment

  3. improvement(n.)

    practical application (as of a doctrine)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. improvement(n)

    betterment, amelioration, meliorism, utilization

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How to use improvement in a sentence?

  1. European Commission:

    The positive development in industry confidence was fueled by an important improvement of managers' assessment of overall order books.

  2. The Fed on Wednesday:

    The committee anticipates that it will be appropriate to raise the target range for the federal funds rate when it has seen further improvement in the labor market and is reasonably confident that inflation will move back to its 2 percent objective over the medium-term.

  3. Charles F. Kettering, quoted in Globe and Mail, Toronto, June 18, 2004, page A16, mkesterton@globeandmail.ca:

    Every great improvement has come after repeated failure. Virtually nothing comes out right the first time. Failures, repeated failures, are the posts on the road to achievement.

  4. Felix Adler:

    Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit.

  5. Michel Del Buono:

    For an institutional investor this announcement doesn't change much, though to the extent it makes their markets deeper and more liquid, it represents an improvement.

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