improve on/upon

Definition of improve on/upon

  1. :  to do better than (something previously done) After months of study, I improved on my original score. It'll be hard to improve upon the success they had last year.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  employ, use

    :  to enhance in value or quality :  make better

    :  to increase the value of (land or property) by making it more useful for humans (as by cultivation or the erection of buildings)

  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon

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to criticize severely

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