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青少儿英语指南    2019-03-05 12:07:40



英音 [ˈbetə(r)] 美音 [ˈbɛtɚ]


adj. 较好的;更合适的;能力更强的;好转的;

adv. 更好地;更妥;更;

v. 胜过;上进;

n. 更好者;更有才智者;


  1. something superior in quality or condition or effect;

    "a change for the better"

  2. someone who bets

  3. a superior person having claim to precedence;

    "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"

  4. the superior one of two alternatives;

    "chose the better of the two"

  1. (comparative of `good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another;

    "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din"
    "a better coat"
    "a better type of car"
    "a suit with a better fit"
    "a better chance of success"
    "produced a better mousetrap"
    "she's better in math than in history"

  2. (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness;

    "her health is better now"
    "I feel better"

  3. (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable;

    "it would be better to speak to him"
    "the White House thought it best not to respond"

  4. more than half;

    "argued for the better part of an hour"

  1. comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.;

    "She had never sung better"
    "a deed better left undone"
    "better suited to the job"

  2. from a position of superiority or authority;

    "father knows best"
    "I know better."

  1. surpass in excellence;

    "She bettered her own record"
    "break a record"

  2. to make better;

    "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

  3. get better;

    "The weather improved toward evening"

Ledbetter [人名] [英格兰人姓氏] 莱德贝特 Leadbetter的变体;
betterment n. 改好,改良,改进;

You'd better adj. 你最好…;
better-off adj. 境况较好的;
know better 更明白事理,没愚蠢到…;
better-trained adj. 受过较好训练的;
get better 转好;见好;
got better 转好;
had better 应该,最好还是;
any better 好一些;
better off 比较富裕;情况好转;
know better than 懂道理,有头脑,不会上当;
slightly better [医]稍好转;聊胜一筹;稍胜一筹;略胜一筹;
better input [经] 优质投入;
get better 转好;见好;
got better 转好;
no better 没有好转;
better-off adj. 境况较好的;
better earth 良接地;
had better 应该,最好还是;
better equity [法] 更有利的衡平法权利;