noun im·prove·ment \im-ˈprüv-mənt\

: the act of improving something : the act or process of making something better

: the quality of being better than before

: an addition or change that makes something better or more valuable

Full Definition of IMPROVEMENT

:  the act or process of improving
a :  the state of being improved; especially :  enhanced value or excellence
b :  an instance of such improvement :  something that enhances value or excellence


  1. Doctors were amazed by the sudden improvement in her medical condition.
  2. I've noticed a significant improvement in your work since the spring.
  3. The editor made some improvements to the article before it was printed.
  4. They spent the money on new kitchen cabinets and other home improvements.

First Known Use of IMPROVEMENT

circa 1550
May 25, 2015
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a noisy boisterous band or parade
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