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Adjective: improved  im'proovd
  1. Made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially made ready for use or marketing
    "new houses are springing up on an improved tract of land near the river"; "an improved breed"
  2. Become or made better in quality
    "was proud of his improved grades"; "an improved viewfinder"
  3. (of land) made ready for development or agriculture by clearing of trees and brush
    "improved farmlands"
Verb: improve  im'proov
  1. To make better
    "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes";
    - better, amend, ameliorate, meliorate, mend
  2. Get better
    "The weather improved toward evening";
    - better, ameliorate, meliorate

See also: better, built, cleared, developed, landscaped, reinforced

Type of: alter, change, change state, modify, turn

Antonym: unimproved

Encyclopedia: Improved