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Synonyms for improvement
ɪmˈpruv məntim·prove·ment

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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 Words

  1. improvementnoun

    betterment, amelioration, meliorism, utilization

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How to use improvement in a sentence?

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Practice never makes anyone perfect, it only increases their improvement.

  2. Jennifer Vail:

    At this point, investors see oil extending its rally as a sign of improvement in global growth.

  3. Harlan Krumholz:

    The improvement in hospitalization rates represents millions of people not hospitalized in 2013 compared with what would have been had the rate from 1999 not decreased, and then among the smaller number being hospitalized, we found marked improvements in outcomes.

  4. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen:

    Prospects are favorable for further improvement in the U.S. labor market and the economy more broadly, low oil prices and ongoing employment gains should continue to bolster consumer spending, financial conditions generally remain supportive of growth and the highly accommodative monetary policies abroad should work to strengthen global growth.

  5. Richard Trumka:

    This isn't a perfect agreement; it still has room for improvement. But it is well on its way to getting there, it's going to take a few years to begin to reverse the bad and the evil that was done by NAFTA, the harm that was done to our economy and to the manufacturing sector.

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