Is better a Scrabble word?

Yes, better is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 8 points in Scrabble, and 9 points in Words with Friends

Better is a valid Scrabble word.

Table of Contents

Dictionary definitions of the word better

The meaning of better


50 definitions of the word better.


  1. Comparative of `well'; in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc.
  2. From a position of superiority or authority
  3. (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')
  4. Thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form
  5. Indicating high probability; in all likelihood
  6. (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully
  7. To a suitable or appropriate extent or degree
  8. Favorably; with approval
  9. To a great extent or degree
  10. With great or especially intimate knowledge
  11. With prudence or propriety
  12. With skill or in a pleasing manner
  13. In a manner affording benefit or advantage
  14. In financial comfort
  15. Without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor


  1. Surpass in excellence
  2. To make better
  3. Get better


  1. (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 another
  2. (comparative of `good') changed for the better in health or fitness
  3. (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable
  4. More than half
  5. Having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
  6. Having the normally expected amount
  7. Morally admirable
  8. Deserving of esteem and respect
  9. Promoting or enhancing well-being
  10. Agreeable or pleasing
  11. Of moral excellence
  12. Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
  13. Thorough
  14. With or in a close or intimate relationship
  15. Financially sound
  16. Most suitable or right for a particular purpose
  17. Resulting favorably
  18. Exerting force or influence
  19. Capable of pleasing
  20. Appealing to the mind
  21. In excellent physical condition
  22. Tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
  23. Not forged
  24. Not left to spoil
  25. Generally admired
  26. In good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; at least I feel well"
  27. Resulting favorably
  28. Wise or advantageous and hence advisable


  1. Something superior in quality or condition or effect
  2. Someone who bets
  3. A superior person having claim to precedence
  4. The superior one of two alternatives

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in better?

5 Letter Words

4 Letter Words

3 Letter Words

2 Letter Words

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to better:

Unscramble the letters in better

There are 3 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'better'.