Definition of Improving

1. Adjective. Getting higher or more vigorous. "An improving economy"

Exact synonyms: Up
Similar to: Rising



Definition of Improving

1. a. Tending to improve, beneficial; growing better.

Definition of Improving

1. Adjective. getting better ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of improve) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Improving

1. improve [v] - See also: improve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Improving

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improving (current term)
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Literary usage of Improving

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1. Annual Report by Massachusetts Harbor and Land Commission (1897)
"Appropriations for improving the rivers and harbors elsewhere in the ... improving harbor of refuge at Nantucket : continuing improvement, 820000. ..."

2. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Edward Everett (1851)
"J. For repairing and improving the Harbor at Buffalo, on Lake Erie, ... J. For improving the River Raisin Harbor, on Lake Erie, 13000 1836. ..."

3. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1868)
"For improving harbor of Buffalo, New York, one hundred thousand dollars. For improving harbor at Olcott, New York, at mouth of Eighteen-mile creek, ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1807)
"VI. jf Treatise on forming, improving, and managing, Country Residences ; and on the Choice of Situations appropriate to every Class of Purchasers. ..."

5. Essays, Political, Economical, and Philosophical by Benjamin Rumford (1802)
"Of the various means that may be ufed for improving the large open ... Of the cottage Fire-places now in common ufe, and of the means of improving them. ..."

6. Journal by Pennsylvania General Assembly. Senate (1806)
""An act making appropriations for certain roads therein mentioned, and also for improving the navigation of the river Schuylkill. ..."

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