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As adjectives the difference between inner and better

is that inner is being or occurring (farther) inside, situated farther in, located (situated) or happening on the inside of something, situated within or farther within contained within something while better is (good).

As nouns the difference between inner and better

is that inner is an inner part while better is an entity, usually animate, deemed superior to another; one who has a claim to precedence; a superior or better can be .

As an adverb better is

.

As a verb better is

to improve.

inner

English

Adjective

  • Being or occurring (farther) inside, situated farther in, located (situated) or happening on the inside of something, situated within or farther within contained within something.
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  • Close to the centre, located near or closer to center.
  • Inside or closer to the inside of the body.
  • Of mind or spirit, relating to the mind or spirit, to spiritual or mental processes, mental, spiritual, relating to somebody's private feelings or happening in somebody's mind, existing as an often repressed part of one's psychological makeup.
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  • Not obvious, private, not expressed, not apparent, hidden, less apparent, deeper, obscure, ; innermost or essential, needing to be examined closely or thought about in order to be seen or understood.
  • Privileged, more or most privileged, more or most influential, intimate, exclusive, more important, more intimate, private, secret, confined to an exclusive group, exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence being near a center especially of influence.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
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    Synonyms

    * interior * internal

    Antonyms

    * outer

    Derived terms

    * innerness

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An inner part.
  • A forward who plays in or near the center of the field.
  • (cricket) A thin glove worn inside batting gloves or wicket-keeping gloves.
  • Anagrams

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    better

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) better, bettre, betre, from (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (good)
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    better than. }}
  • (well)
  • larger, greater
  • Derived terms
    * better dead than red * better half * better off * betterness * better part of * get better

    Adverb

    (head)
  • * 1901 , ,
  • “I’ve had enough of cycling with you chaps. I can spend my Sundays better than in tormenting cats and quarrelling and fighting.”
  • More, in reference to value, distance, time, etc.
  • ten miles and better
    Derived terms
    * had better * 'd better

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To improve.
  • * Wordsworth
  • Love betters what is best.
  • * Thackeray
  • He thought to better his circumstances.
  • * Macaulay
  • the constant effort of every man to better himself
  • To become better; to improve.
  • (Carlyle)
  • To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel.
  • * Hooker
  • The works of nature do always aim at that which can not be bettered .
  • To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of.
  • * Milton
  • Weapons more violent, when next we meet, / May serve to better us and worse our foes.
  • (slang) Had better.
  • You better do that if you know what's good for you.
    Derived terms
    * betterer * betterment
    Synonyms
    * See also

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An entity, usually animate, deemed superior to another; one who has a claim to precedence; a superior.
  • He quickly found Ali his better in the ring.
  • * Hooker
  • Their betters would hardly be found.

    Derived terms

    * get the better of

    Etymology 2

    Alternate pronunciation of (bettor) or modern formation from the verb to (bet).

    Noun

    (en noun)
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