Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Turkish translation of “better”

better

adverb     /ˈbetər/
A1 comparative of well adverb: to a greater degree, or in a more successful or effective way
daha iyi biçimde, şekilde, derecede
I'd like to get to know you better. Helen did much better than me in the exam.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
he/you, etc had better do sth A2 used in order to say what you think someone should do
bir şeyler yapsan/yapsa iyi olur
You'd better hurry or you'll miss the train.Giving adviceThreats and warnings
know better to have enough experience not to do something stupid or something that will not achieve anything
daha iyi bilmek
I thought she'd listen to me - I should have known better.Knowledge and awareness
(Definition of better adverb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “better” in English

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More