Definitions For Bettering


  • Changing for the better


  • To make (something) better
  • To be or do better than (something or someone) : to improve on (something or someone)
  • In a better way
  • To a higher or greater degree


  • Something that is better : better behavior

Is Bettering a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Bettering is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Bettering in a Sentence

  • Her second book is better than her first one.
  • This one is no better than that one.
  • She's a better golfer than I am.
  • They are trying to better the lives of working people.
  • He looked forward to bettering his acquaintance with the new neighbors.
  • The team has bettered its chances of winning the championship.
  • “How is she doing in school?” “She did badly at first, but now she's doing much better.”
  • She sings better than I do.
  • He sings better than he acts.
  • They shouldn't treat him that way. He deserves better.
  • Be polite to your betters and to your inferiors in equal measure

Antonyms for Bettering

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