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Definition 1: the act of improving something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where improvement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their improvements increased the value of the property

(improvement is a kind of ...) the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of making more human

(... is a kind of improvement ) making modern in appearance or behavior

"the modernization of Nigeria will be a long process"

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of improving by renewing and restoring

"they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property" "a major overhaul of the healthcare system was proposed"

(... is a kind of improvement ) an improvement that makes something more agreeable

(... is a kind of improvement ) an upward movement or trend as in business activity

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of putting something in working order again

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of making something (as a vessel or aircraft) less likely to overturn

(... is a kind of improvement ) act of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of removing solid particles from a liquid

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of improving yourself

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of making meat tender by pounding or marinating it

(... is a kind of improvement ) act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining

"he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency" "they funded research and development"

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of making something clean

"he gave his shoes a good cleaning"

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of rendering optimal

"the simultaneous optimization of growth and profitability" "in an optimization problem we seek values of the variables that lead to an optimal value of the function that is to be optimized" "to promote the optimization and diversification of agricultural products"

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of making something perfect

(... is a kind of improvement ) a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses

"justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts"

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of relieving ills and changing for the better

(... is a kind of improvement ) the act of improving something (especially machinery) by raising it to a higher grade (as by adding or replacing components)

"the power plant received a new upgrade"

Definition 2: a change for the better; progress in development - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for improvement in the sense of this definition

(improvement is a kind of ...) a qualitative change

(... is a kind of improvement ) bringing again into activity and prominence

"the revival of trade" "a revival of a neglected play by Moliere" "the Gothic revival in architecture"

(... is a kind of improvement ) the result of improving something

"he described a refinement of this technique"

(... is a kind of improvement ) making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

(... is a kind of improvement ) an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change

(... is a kind of improvement ) return to an original state

"the recovery of the forest after the fire was surprisingly rapid"

Definition 3: a condition superior to an earlier condition - [noun denoting state]

Samples where improvement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the new school represents a great improvement

Synonyms for improvement in the sense of this definition

(improvement is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of improvement ) an improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility

(... is a kind of improvement ) a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess)

"after he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter" "in chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen"

(... is a kind of improvement ) improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs

(... is a kind of improvement ) the state of being restored to its former good condition

"the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"

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