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
a : the state of being improved; especially : enhanced value or excellence
b : an instance of such improvement : something that enhances value or excellence
Examples of IMPROVEMENT
- Doctors were amazed by the sudden improvement in her medical condition.
- I've noticed a significant improvement in your work since the spring.
- The editor made some improvements to the article before it was printed.
- They spent the money on new kitchen cabinets and other home improvements.
First Known Use of IMPROVEMENT
: the act or process of making something better <His cooking needs improvement.>
: increased value or excellence <I've noticed improvement in your work.>
: an addition or change that makes something better or more valuable <We made improvements to our house.>
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