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Princeton's WordNet

  1. improving, upadjective

    getting higher or more vigorous

    "its an up market"; "an improving economy"


  1. improvingadjective

    getting better


  1. improving

    Improvement is the process of a thing moving from one state to a state considered to be better, usually through some action intended to bring about that better state. The concept of improvement is important to governments and businesses, as well as to individuals.


  1. improving

    Improving refers to the process of making something better, enhancing its quality, value, efficacy, or performance, or increasing the level of knowledge, skills or competence in any area. It involves the action or process of making necessary changes or adjustments to achieve a more desirable, effective or advanced state. Improvement or the act of improving can apply to a wide range of contexts, including personal skills, product quality, system performance, business processes or health conditions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Improving

    of Improve

  2. Improvingadjective

    tending to improve, beneficial; growing better

Editors Contribution

  1. improvingverb

    Verb form of the word improve.

    The science is improving daily and we are amazing beings in the universe, humanity and include the animals.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 19, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of improving in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of improving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of improving in a Sentence

  1. Gary Ridley:

    We see these grants as improving public safety, much like you spend money on improving a highway.

  2. Suresh Narayanan:

    I believe the steps that are being talked about in terms of improving the investment laws, improving the laws of labor, improving the overall friendliness that the country has towards investments, all augurs well, it is a long road. Miracles are not going to happen in days or weeks.

  3. Mark Altschwager:

    The improving comparable sales are encouraging. The story for the back half of 2014 is about improving product flow and we're beginning to see it, that said, margins remain under intense pressure and new supply chain delays may curb some of the recent momentum.

  4. Aldous Huxley:

    There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.

  5. Centrica Sam Laidlaw:

    We're expecting to deliver value through improving efficiencies, adding reserves, improving operating uptime and bringing in new technologies to ensure we can deliver a sensitive risk return on that basis, this isn't a bet on the oil price, because it could be with us for a while.

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