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1 improve

To make better:
— The editor improved the manuscript with his changes.

synonyms: ameliorate, amend, better, meliorate.

Roget 658: improve; be better, become better, get better; mend, amend.    advance etc. (progress) 282; ascend etc. 305; increase ... show more

Roget 537: teach, instruct, educate, edify, school, tutor; cram, prime, coach; enlighten etc. (inform) 527.    inculcate, ... show more

Roget 648: be beneficial etc. adj.; produce good, do good etc. 618; profit etc. (be of use) 644; benefit; confer a benefit ... show more

Dutch: beter maken, aanpassen, beteren, wijzigen, amenderen, emenderen, op een hoger plan brengen, corrigeren, beter worden, verbeteren

2 improve

Get better:
— The weather improved toward evening.

synonyms: ameliorate, better, meliorate.

Dutch: betere, beter, verbeteren

Moby thesaurus: accommodate, acculturate, adapt, adjust, advance, alter, ameliorate, amend, apprentice, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, benefit, benefit from, best, better, boost, bottom out, brace up, break ... show more.

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