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Detailed Translations for better from English to Dutch

better:

better adj

  1. better (improved; enhanced)
    beter
  2. better (superior; classy)

to better verb (betters, bettered, bettering)

  1. to better (improve; correct; renew; get better; make better)
    corrigeren; verbeteren; herstellen; bijwerken; goedmaken; beteren; repareren; herzien; renoveren
    • corrigeren verb (corrigeer, corrigeert, corrigeerde, corrigeerden, gecorrigeerd)
    • verbeteren verb (verbeter, verbetert, verbeterde, verbeterden, verbeterd)
    • herstellen verb (herstel, herstelt, herstelde, herstelden, hersteld)
    • bijwerken verb (werk bij, werkt bij, werkte bij, werkten bij, bijgewerkt)
    • goedmaken verb (maak goed, maakt goed, maakte goed, maakten goed, goedgemaakt)
    • beteren verb (beter, betert, beterde, beterden, gebeterd)
    • repareren verb (repareer, repareert, repareerde, repareerden, gerepareerd)
    • herzien verb (herzie, herziet, herzag, herzagen, herzien)
    • renoveren verb (renoveer, renoveert, renoveerde, renoveerden, gerenoveerd)
  2. to better (complete; improve; finish; perfect; make better)
    completeren; voltooien; vervolledigen; afmaken; perfectioneren; volledig maken; vervolmaken
    • completeren verb (completeer, completeert, completeerde, completeerden, gecompleteerd)
    • voltooien verb (voltooi, voltooit, voltooide, voltooiden, voltooid)
    • vervolledigen verb (vervolledig, vervolledigt, vervolledigde, vervolledigden, vervolledigd)
    • afmaken verb (maak af, maakt af, maakte af, maakten af, afgemaakt)
    • perfectioneren verb (perfectioneer, perfectioneert, perfectioneerde, perfectioneerden, geperfectioneerd)
    • volledig maken verb (maak volledig, maakt volledig, maakte volledig, maakten volledig, volledig gemaakt)
    • vervolmaken verb (vervolmaak, vervolmaakt, vervolmaakte, vervolmaakten, vervolmaakt)

Conjugations for better:

present
  1. better
  2. better
  3. betters
  4. better
  5. better
  6. better
simple past
  1. bettered
  2. bettered
  3. bettered
  4. bettered
  5. bettered
  6. bettered
present perfect
  1. have bettered
  2. have bettered
  3. has bettered
  4. have bettered
  5. have bettered
  6. have bettered
past continuous
  1. was bettering
  2. were bettering
  3. was bettering
  4. were bettering
  5. were bettering
  6. were bettering
future
  1. shall better
  2. will better
  3. will better
  4. shall better
  5. will better
  6. will better
continuous present
  1. am bettering
  2. are bettering
  3. is bettering
  4. are bettering
  5. are bettering
  6. are bettering
subjunctive
  1. be bettered
  2. be bettered
  3. be bettered
  4. be bettered
  5. be bettered
  6. be bettered
diverse
  1. better!
  2. let's better!
  3. bettered
  4. bettering
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for better:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
afmaken finishing; killing off; massacre; slaughtering
goedmaken atoning for; making up for; redeem
superieur Superior; boss; chief; leader; master; principal
verbeteren make things better
- bettor; punter; wagerer
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
afmaken better; complete; finish; improve; make better; perfect accomplish; bring to an end; commit murder; complete; eliminate; end; finish; finish off; get done; get ready; kill; murder
beteren better; correct; get better; improve; make better; renew better one's life; cure; get better; get well; improve; recover; regain one's health
bijwerken better; correct; get better; improve; make better; renew improve; modify; retouch; touch up; update
completeren better; complete; finish; improve; make better; perfect accomplish; add; bring to an end; complete; count up; end; fill up; finish; finnish; get done; get ready; replenish; round off; to make complete; total; wind up
corrigeren better; correct; get better; improve; make better; renew correct; put straight; rectify; set right
goedmaken better; correct; get better; improve; make better; renew compensate for; correct; counterbalance; fix; make good; make up; mend; put straight; reconcile; rectify; repair; restore; set right; settle
herstellen better; correct; get better; improve; make better; renew exchange; fix; interchange; mend; recover; redeem; redevelop; redress; renew; renovate; repair; restore; resume; swap; trade
herzien better; correct; get better; improve; make better; renew alter; amend; change; create; interchange; invent; make; modify; reform; reshape; review; revise; rewrite; switch; transform; vary
perfectioneren better; complete; finish; improve; make better; perfect bring to perfection; improve; perfect; refine
renoveren better; correct; get better; improve; make better; renew exchange; fix up; interchange; redevelop; renew; renovate; resume; swap; trade
repareren better; correct; get better; improve; make better; renew fix; mend; repair; restore
verbeteren better; correct; get better; improve; make better; renew correct; exchange; improve; interchange; make progress; progress; put straight; rectify; redevelop; renew; renovate; resume; set right; swap; trade
vervolledigen better; complete; finish; improve; make better; perfect complete; finnish
vervolmaken better; complete; finish; improve; make better; perfect
volledig maken better; complete; finish; improve; make better; perfect complete; finnish
voltooien better; complete; finish; improve; make better; perfect accomplish; bring to an end; complete; end; finish; get done; get ready
- ameliorate; amend; break; improve; meliorate
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
beter better; enhanced; improved
superieur better; classy; superior
- best
AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- best
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
herstellen restore
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- superior

Related Words for "better":

  • betters, bettering, betterment

Synonyms for "better":


Antonyms for "better":


Related Definitions for "better":

  1. (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable1
    • it would be better to speak to him1
  2. (comparative of `good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another1
    • You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din1
    • a better coat1
    • a better type of car1
    • a suit with a better fit1
    • a better chance of success1
    • produced a better mousetrap1
    • she's better in math than in history1
  3. (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness1
    • her health is better now1
    • I feel better1
  4. more than half1
    • argued for the better part of an hour1
  5. comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.1
    • She had never sung better1
    • a deed better left undone1
    • better suited to the job1
  6. from a position of superiority or authority1
  7. something superior in quality or condition or effect1
    • a change for the better1
  8. the superior one of two alternatives1
    • chose the better of the two1
  9. a superior person having claim to precedence1
    • the common man has been kept in his place by his betters1
  10. someone who bets1
  11. get better1
  12. to make better1
  13. surpass in excellence1
    • She bettered her own record1

Wiktionary Translations for better:

better
comparative
  1. comparative form of the adverb well
  2. comparative of the adjectives good or well

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
better verbeteren; veredelen améliorerrendre meilleur.
better bij voorkeur; eer; liefst; liever; veeleer mieux — Ce qui est meilleur.

good:

good [the ~] noun

  1. the good (item; article; object; )
    het goed; het artikel; het voorwerp; het item; het ding; het object; de zaak
  2. the good
    – A tangible item for sale or use, often produced for later consumption. 2
    het product

Translation Matrix for good:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
akkoord acceptance; access; admission; admittance; agreement; alliance; allowance; approval; association; bond; chord; clearance; come to terms; concurrence; consent; granting; league; make a compromise; pact; permission; settlement; union
artikel article; gadget; good; item; matter; object; thing article; clause; column; item; newspaper column; piece; proviso; publication; section of the law; stipulation
ding article; gadget; good; item; matter; object; thing
goed article; gadget; good; item; matter; object; thing cloth; clothes; clothing material; things; washing
item article; gadget; good; item; matter; object; thing Outlook item; item
object article; gadget; good; item; matter; object; thing object
product good benefit; creation; gain; manufacture; output; product; profit; return; yield
voorwerp article; gadget; good; item; matter; object; thing
zaak article; gadget; good; item; matter; object; thing affair; bargain; business; business enterprise; case; commercial enterprise; company; concern; deal; employment; enterprise; firm; industry; issue; matter; occupation; point of discussion; question; shop; transaction
- commodity; goodness; trade good
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aangenaam easy going; good; lovely; nice; pleasant agreeable; benevolent; comfortable; cosy; cozy; enjoyable; good-natured; how do you do; kind; mild; nice; pleasant; pleased to meet you; pleasing; pleasurable; snug
behaaglijk easy going; good; lovely; nice; pleasant agreeable; comfortable; cosy; cozy; pleasant; pleasurable; snug
bekwaam able; capable; competent; considerate; efficient; fit; good; proficient; qualified; skilled able; adroit; capable; dexterous; expert; handy; neat; nimble; proficient; skilful; skilled; skillful; trained
braaf good; honest; well-behaved honest; honorable; honourable; just; right-minded; righteous; sincere; true-hearted; upright
capabel able; capable; competent; considerate; efficient; fit; good; proficient; qualified; skilled
competent able; capable; competent; considerate; efficient; fit; good; proficient; qualified; skilled
deskundig able; capable; competent; efficient; good
deugdzaam good; honest; well-behaved clean; decent; fair; honest; reputable; respectable; virtuous; worthy
fijn easy going; good; lovely; nice; pleasant agreeable; delicate; enjoyable; fine; fragile; frail; nice; petite; pleasant; slender; slim; small-boned; subtle; tender; thin
geschikt able; capable; competent; considerate; efficient; fit; good; proficient; qualified; skilled agreeable; applicable; apposite; appropriate; apt; capable for work; effective; efficient; fair; fine; fit; fitting; genial; good-natured; great; moderate; pleasant; proper; reasonable; relevant; right; suitable; valid
goed accurate; correct; precise; right
leuk easy going; good; lovely; nice; pleasant appealing; comic; comical; congenial; cute; droll; endearing; engaging; farcical; funny; hilarious; humorous; humourous; likable; nice; pleasant; sympathetic; winsome
lief good; honest; well-behaved adorable; affectionate; amiable; angelical; appealing; beloved; cherished; cherubic; congenial; cute; dear; devote; enchanting; endearing; engaging; likable; lovable; loved; lovely; nice; popular; precious; sweet; sympathetic; winsome
oordeelkundig able; capable; competent; efficient; good
plezant easy going; good; lovely; nice; pleasant
plezierig easy going; good; lovely; nice; pleasant agreeable; benevolent; comfortable; cosy; cozy; good-natured; kind; mild; pleasant; pleasing
prettig easy going; good; lovely; nice; pleasant agreeable; alluring; appealing; attractive; charming; congenial; endearing; engaging; enjoyable; entrancing; likable; lovely; nice; pleasant; sweet; winsome
vakbekwaam able; capable; competent; efficient; good
vakkundig able; capable; competent; efficient; good
voorbeeldig good; honest; well-behaved exemplary; model
zoet good; honest; well-behaved sweet; sweeted
- adept; beneficial; dear; dependable; effective; estimable; expert; full; honest; honorable; honourable; in effect; in force; just; near; practiced; practised; proficient; respectable; right; ripe; safe; salutary; secure; serious; skilful; skillful; sound; undecomposed; unspoiled; unspoilt; upright; well
AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- soundly; thoroughly; well
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
akkoord O.K.; allright; alright; done; it's a deal; you're on
- benefit; clever; welfare
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
akkoord agree; correct; fine; good; right
in orde agree; correct; fine; good; right
mee eens agree; correct; fine; good; right
ter zake kundig able; capable; competent; efficient; good

Related Words for "good":


Synonyms for "good":


Antonyms for "good":


Related Definitions for "good":

  1. promoting or enhancing well-being1
    • the experience was good for her1
  2. having the normally expected amount1
    • gives good measure1
    • a good mile from here1
  3. with or in a close or intimate relationship1
    • a good friend1
  4. thorough1
    • had a good workout1
    • gave the house a good cleaning1
  5. generally admired1
    • good taste1
  6. exerting force or influence1
    • a warranty good for two years1
  7. resulting favorably1
    • it's a good thing that I wasn't there1
    • it is good that you stayed1
  8. not left to spoil1
    • the meat is still good1
  9. not forged1
    • a good dollar bill1
  10. having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified1
    • good news from the hospital1
    • a good report card1
    • when she was good she was very very good1
    • a good knife is one good for cutting1
    • this stump will make a good picnic table1
    • a good check1
    • a good joke1
    • a good exterior paint1
    • a good secretary1
    • a good dress for the office1
  11. morally admirable1
  12. tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health1
    • a good night's sleep1
  13. in excellent physical condition1
    • good teeth1
    • I still have one good leg1
  14. appealing to the mind1
    • good music1
  15. agreeable or pleasing1
    • we all had a good time1
    • good manners1
  16. most suitable or right for a particular purpose1
    • a good time to plant tomatoes1
  17. capable of pleasing1
    • good looks1
  18. deserving of esteem and respect1
    • ruined the family's good name1
  19. of moral excellence1
    • a genuinely good person1
  20. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude1
    • a good mechanic1
  21. financially sound1
    • a good investment1
  22. (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')1
    • the baby can walk pretty good1
  23. completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')1
    • we beat him good1
  24. articles of commerce1
  25. moral excellence or admirableness1
    • there is much good to be found in people1
  26. that which is pleasing or valuable or useful1
    • weigh the good against the bad1
    • among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization1
  27. benefit1
    • for your own good1
    • what's the good of worrying?1
  28. A tangible item for sale or use, often produced for later consumption.2

Wiktionary Translations for good:

good
noun
  1. the forces of good
adjective
  1. beneficial; worthwhile
  2. favourable
  3. effective
  4. of people, competent or talented
  5. pleasant; enjoyable
  6. healthful
  7. of food, having a particularly pleasant taste
  8. of food, edible; not stale or rotten
  9. useful for a particular purpose (it’s a good watch)
  10. acting in the interest of good; ethical good intentions
good
adjective
  1. kwaliteit bezittend
noun
  1. iets concreets of abstracts dat men in bezit kan hebben

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
good aardig; beminnelijk; lief; vriendelijk; voorkomend aimable — Qui mériter d’aimer.
good goed bien — Opposé du mal
good goed bien — Possession en argent, en immeuble, ou autrement
good goed; okee bon — À trier
good dapper; eerlijk; vriendelijk; braaf bravecourageux ; vaillant
good verstandig; vroed; wijs sage — Qui est prudent, circonspect, judicieux; qui a un sentiment juste des choses. (Sens général).
good boud; dapper; kloek; koen; moedig; eerlijk; vriendelijk; braaf vaillant — Qui a de la vaillance, qui est courageux.

well:

well [the ~] noun

  1. the well
    de bron; de wel; de waterput; de put

Translation Matrix for well:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bron well data source; resource; river source; source; source of information; source of inspiration; spring; water spring
put well
waterput well
wel well
- fountainhead; wellspring
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- swell
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
fit fighting fit; fit; healthy; in good health; rosy cheeked; rosy cheeked & bushy tailed; thriving; well
getraind fit; healthy; in good health; thriving; well
gezond fighting fit; fit; flourishing; healthy; in good health; prosperous; rosy cheeked; rosy cheeked & bushy tailed; thriving; well beneficial to one's health; healthy
welgesteld flourishing; healthy; in good health; prosperous; rich; thriving; wealthy; well; well-of prosperous; well-off; well-to-do
welvarend flourishing; healthy; in good health; prosperous; rich; thriving; wealthy; well; well-of
- good
AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
wel indeed; well
- advantageously; comfortably; considerably; easily; good; intimately; substantially
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
fit fit
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- gush; light-court; spring
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
blakend fit; flourishing; healthy; in good health; prosperous; thriving; well
blakend van gezondheid fighting fit; healthy; in good health; rosy cheeked; rosy cheeked & bushy tailed; well
florerend flourishing; healthy; in good health; prosperous; rich; thriving; wealthy; well; well-of
jawel indeed; well actual; actually; certainly; definitely; in truth; it's true; real; really; to be sure; truly; verily; yes indeed
tja indeed; well
welnu well
zonder ziekte fighting fit; flourishing; healthy; in good health; prosperous; rosy cheeked; rosy cheeked & bushy tailed; thriving; well

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Synonyms for "well":


Antonyms for "well":


Related Definitions for "well":

  1. wise or advantageous and hence advisable1
    • it would be well to start early1
  2. resulting favorably1
    • it is well that no one saw you1
    • all's well that ends well1
  3. in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury1
    • appears to be entirely well1
    • the wound is nearly well1
    • a well man1
    • I think I'm well; at least I feel well1
  4. (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')1
    • the children behaved well1
    • a task well done1
    • the party went well1
    • he slept well1
    • a well-argued thesis1
    • a well-seasoned dish1
    • a well-planned party1
  5. without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor1
    • took the joke well1
    • took the tragic news well1
  6. indicating high probability; in all likelihood1
    • I might well do it1
    • you may well need your umbrella1
    • he could equally well be trying to deceive us1
  7. thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form1
    • The problem is well understood1
    • she was well informed1
    • shake well before using1
    • in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked1
    • well-done beef1
    • well-satisfied customers1
    • well-educated1
  8. favorably; with approval1
    • their neighbors spoke well of them1
    • he thought well of the book1
  9. to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree1
    • the project was well underway1
    • the fetus has well developed organs1
    • his father was well pleased with his grades1
  10. in financial comfort1
    • They live well1
  11. in a manner affording benefit or advantage1
    • she married well1
  12. to a great extent or degree1
    • I'm afraid the film was well over budget1
  13. with skill or in a pleasing manner1
    • she dances well1
    • he writes well1
  14. with prudence or propriety1
    • You would do well to say nothing more1
    • could not well refuse1
  15. with great or especially intimate knowledge1
    • we knew them well1
  16. (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully1
    • a book well worth reading1
    • was well aware of the difficulties ahead1
    • suspected only too well what might be going on1
  17. a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine1
  18. an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps1
  19. an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)1
  20. a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid1
  21. an abundant source1
    • she was a well of information1
  22. come up, as of a liquid1
    • Tears well in her eyes1
    • the currents well up1

Wiktionary Translations for well:

well
adverb
  1. -
adjective
  1. in good health
noun
  1. hole sunk into the ground
  2. spring
verb
  1. to issue forth
well
adjective
  1. in goede lichamelijke conditie
  2. in staat tot werken en normaal functioneren
adverb
  1. op goede wijze
  2. drukt verbazing of verontwaardiging uit
noun
  1. put waaruit men water haalt

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
well put Brunnen — Tiefbauwerk zur Gewinnung von Grundwasser oder Uferfiltrat, manchmal, vor allem früher, auch Bauwerke zur Gewinnung von Quellwasser
well waterput Brunnen — Entnahmestelle, oft mit Auffangbecken, zur Bereitstellung in der Nähe oder in der Ferne gewonnenen Wassers
well schacht SchachtBergbau: vertikaler Grubenbau zu einem Stollen
well schacht SchachtBauwerk: hohler, meist senkrechter Raum
well dan alors — En ce temps-là
well goed bien — Marque un certain degré de perfection et d’utilité.
well bron; wel; welput fontaine — Translations
well put puits — Trou pour tirer de l'eau
well fit; gezond; valide sain — Qui est de bonne constitution, qui n’a pas de tares en son organisme. Qui n’est pas altéré, qui est en bon état.
well ontspringen; opborrelen; opwellen; voortkomen; wellen émaner — Se dégager par particules impondérables d’un corps dont la substance n’en est ni diminuer, ni altérer sensiblement.

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