improve verb definition in Recovering from illness topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Recovering from illness topic
to become better than before; to make something/somebody better than before His quality of life has improved dramatically since the operation. The doctor says she should continue to improve (= after an illness). I hope my French will improve when I go to France. improve something to improve standards The company needs to improve performance in all these areas. I need to improve my French.