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Synonyms

improve

verb

to make something better

enhance

verb

to improve something, or to make it more attractive or more valuable

remedy

verb

to correct or improve a situation

improve on

to make something better than it was before, or to do something better than you did before

correct

verb

to show that something is wrong, and make it right

boost

verb

to help something to increase, improve, or become more successful

redeem

verb

to improve something that is not very good by including something that is good

enrich

verb

to make something better or more enjoyable

revitalize

verb

to make something that is failing or weak become strong and successful again

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beef up

informal to increase or improve something, or to make it more interesting

be stretching something

to make something seem better or worse than it really is

better

verb

to improve something

breathe (new) life into something

to provide something with new ideas, new energy etc, so that it improves and is more likely to be successful again

burnish

verb

to improve your reputation or the way you appear to other people

do/work wonders

mainly literary to have a very good effect on someone or something

elevate

verb

formal to improve something, especially your mind or feelings

favour

verb

to make a situation easier or better for someone or something

help

verb

to make a situation better

humanise

a British spelling of humanize

humanize

verb

to make a process or system less severe or easier for people to understand and deal with

juice up

to improve something by making it more interesting, attractive, or powerful

level up

to increase or improve something in order to make it the same as other things of its type

lick/knock/whip /someone/something into shape

to improve the condition or performance of someone or something

lift

verb

to improve the situation that someone or something is in

normalise

a British spelling of normalize

normalize

verb

to make something normal, or to become normal

optimise

a British spelling of optimize

optimize

verb

to make something such as a method or process as good or as effective as possible

perfect

verb

to make something completely free from faults, or as good as it can be

put into

to improve something by adding a particular quality to it

put/set something to rights

to make something go back to its normal state again

raise

verb

to increase the quality or standard of something

rebuild

verb

to improve a situation so that it is as good as it was in the past

rectify

verb

formal to correct a problem or mistake, or to make a bad situation better

redress

verb

formal to improve a bad situation that you are responsible for by doing something for someone or by giving them money

refine

verb

to make small changes to something in order to improve it

reform

verb

to improve a situation by correcting things that are wrong or unfair, or to make a system work more effectively

regenerate

verb

to develop something again, or to bring it back to its original state

rejuvenate

verb

to make something such as an organization, system, or place good or effective again

relieve

verb

to make a situation less boring

repair

verb

to take action in order to improve a bad situation

resuscitate

verb

to make something effective or successful again

retrieve

verb

to improve a situation or relationship that has been damaged

retrofit

verb

to change or improve something such as a machine or a building by adding new parts, equipment, or features to it

revamp

verb

informal to improve the way that something looks or operates by making major changes to it

rework

verb

to change something such as a computer program or a piece of writing in order to improve it

right

verb

to make something go back into the state or situation that you would normally expect it to be in

right a wrong

to correct something bad or wrong that someone has done

sharpen

verb

to improve or make something improve

soup up

to change something in order to make it faster or more powerful or effective

streamline

verb

to improve a business, organization, process etc by making it more modern or simple

sweeten

verb

to make something such as an offer or a deal seem more attractive in order to persuade someone to accept it

tame

verb

to make a piece of land, a river etc able to be used and not dangerous

tone down

to make something less severe, shocking, or offensive

tweak

verb

informal to make small changes in order to improve something

upgrade

verb

to improve the quality of a service or product

BuzzWord

hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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