Synonyms of improve in English:

improve


See definition of improve

verb

1‘staff looked for ways to improve the service’

SYNONYMS
make better, better, ameliorate, upgrade, refine, enhance, boost, build on, help, raise, revamp, brush up, polish up, perk up, tweak
informal give a facelift to
rare meliorate
ANTONYMS

worsen, impair

2‘communications improved during the 18th century’

SYNONYMS
get better, become better, advance, progress, develop
make headway, come along, make progress, take steps forward, pick up, rally, perk up, make strides
informal look up
ANTONYMS

worsen, deteriorate

3‘the dose is not repeated for as long as the patient continues to improve’

SYNONYMS
recover, get better, get well, recuperate, convalesce, gain strength, rally, revive, strengthen, regain one's health, regain one's strength, get back on one's feet, get over something
be on the road to recovery, be on the mend
informal turn the corner, take a turn for the better, take on a new lease of life
British informal be on the up and up
ANTONYMS

deteriorate, become ill

4‘resources are needed to improve the offer’

SYNONYMS
increase, make larger, make bigger, raise, put up, add to, augment, supplement, top up, enlarge
informal up, jack up, hike up, bump up, crank up, step up
ANTONYMS

decrease


Phrases

    improve on

    ‘I cannot improve on his comments’


    SYNONYMS

    surpass, better, do better than, outdo, exceed, beat, top, trump, cap, outstrip, overshadow, go one better than