1. [ verb ] to make better;
Synonyms: improve amend better ameliorate

"The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

Related terms: worsen change help develop repair relieve educate enrich enhance help perfect polish purify gloss iron_out regenerate reform beautify rehabilitate build upgrade raise regenerate advance turn_around reform fructify upgrade emend condition better improvement amelioration better humanitarian better
2. [ verb ] get better
Synonyms: improve better ameliorate

"The weather improved toward evening."

Related terms: worsen change_state recuperate mend get_well reform turn_around heal remit fructify upgrade surge better improvement improvement amelioration better
Similar spelling:   meliorative