(adjective, verb)


1. made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially made ready for use or marketing

- new houses are springing up on an improved tract of land near the river

- an improved breed

Similar word(s): built, reinforced, developed, landscaped

2. become or made better in quality

- was proud of his improved grades

- an improved viewfinder

Similar word(s): better

3. (of land) made ready for development or agriculture by clearing of trees and brush

- improved farmlands

Similar word(s): cleared


1. simple past tense and past participle of improve