Definition of Improvement. Meaning of Improvement. Synonyms of Improvement

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Definition of Improvement

Improvement
Improvement Im*prove"ment, n. 1. The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc. I look upon your city as the best place of improvement. --South. Exercise is the chief source of improvement in all our faculties. --Blair. 2. The act of making profitable use or applicaton of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse. ``A good improvement of his reason.' --S. Clarke. I shall make some improvement of this doctrine. --Tillotson. 3. The state of being improved; betterment; advance; also, that which is improved; as, the new edition is an improvement on the old. The parts of Sinon, Camilla, and some few others, are improvements on the Greek poet. --Addison. 4. Increase; growth; progress; advance. There is a design of publishing the history of architecture, with its several improvements and decays. --Addison. Those vices which more particularly receive improvement by prosperity. --South. 5. pl. Valuable additions or betterments, as buildings, clearings, drains, fences, etc., on premises. 6. (Patent Laws) A useful addition to, or modification of, a machine, manufacture, or composition. --Kent.

Meaning of Improvement from wikipedia

- 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...
- concept of home improvement, home renovation, or remodeling is the process of renovating or making additions to one's home. Home improvement can consist of...
- A continual improvement process, also often called a continuous improvement process (abbreviated as CIP or CI), is an ongoing effort to improve products...
- Performance improvement is measuring the output of a particular business process or procedure, then modifying the process or procedure to increase the...
- Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) occurs when an injured employee reaches a state where their condition cannot be improved any further or when a treatment...
- Business process improvement Continual improvement Kaizen, a ****anese-style continuous business improvement Focused improvement Home improvement, the process...
- Room for Improvement is the first official mixtape from Canadian rapper Drake. It was self-released in 2006. The mixtape was originally intended for sale...
- A home improvement center, home improvement store, or home center is a retail store that combines the functions of a hardware store with those of a lumber...
- designated a more specific location. The term ZIP is an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan; it was chosen to suggest that the mail travels more efficiently...
- Home improvement is the process of renovating a home. Home Improvement may also refer to: Home Improvement (TV series), a 1990s U.S. television sitcom...