What does better off mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. better off(p)(adj)

    in a more fortunate or prosperous condition

    "she would have been better off if she had stuck with teaching"; "is better off than his classmate"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of better off in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of better off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Don Cunningham:

    We are better off economically, and we are better off socially, the economic base is diverse. The air is cleaner. The river is cleaner.

  2. Charles Armstrong:

    Particularly when we see these high-ranking people (like Hyon) bumped off like this. There might be a group who feel that they're better off under a different leadership.

  3. Jason Chaffetz:

    Are you going to actually grow the economy and jobs, are entrepreneurs going to be better off, are small businessmen going to be better off, with more taxes and more government? No!

  4. Harlan Krumholz:

    People are much better off today than they were 15 years ago, we will continue to identify our flaws and seek to improve, but people should feel good that all our efforts, collectively, are paying off.

  5. Cliven Bundy:

    I've often wondered, are they better off as slaves, picking cotton and having a family life and doing things, or are they better off under government subsidy? They didn't get no more freedom. They got less freedom.

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