Break and Better


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Break verb – Surpass in excellence.
Usage example: break a record

Better is a synonym for break in beat topic. In some cases you can use "Better" instead the word "Break" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like exceed.
Nearby Words: breach, breakdown, breaking, breakup, breakable
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Better noun – The more favorable condition or position in a competition.
Usage example: she got the better of her opponents very early in the race

Break is a synonym for better. Sometimes you can use "Break" instead the word "Better" as a verb or a noun.
Synonyms for Better

Common collocations

heart break heart better heart
armor break armor better armor
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