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The act of assisting.
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  1. The act of assisting.
  2. Aid; help:
The act of helping or a thing that helps; aid; assistance
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  1. The act of helping or a thing that helps; aid; assistance
  2. Such employees considered as a group. Often used with the.
  3. (--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
A machine or device designed to pick up, raise, or carry something.
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  1. A machine or device designed to pick up, raise, or carry something.
  2. A ride in a vehicle given to help someone reach a destination:
  3. Help of any kind
A thing or part added; increase; specif., a room or rooms added to a building
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  1. A thing or part added; increase; specif., a room or rooms added to a building
  2. Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
  3. An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
Preparation, especially publicity, done prior to the appearance of a public figure or the staging of a public event.
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  1. Preparation, especially publicity, done prior to the appearance of a public figure or the staging of a public event.
  2. A forward move, as toward an objective; a progressive step:
  3. Opening approaches made to secure acquaintance, favor, or an agreement; overtures.
A long walk or march.
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  1. A long walk or march.
  2. An often abrupt increase or rise:
To elevate to a higher position
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  1. To elevate to a higher position
  2. To lighten the mood of someone.
To raise to one's mouth in order to drink:
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  1. To raise to one's mouth in order to drink:
  2. To raise or haul up, often with the help of a mechanical apparatus.
  3. To raise aloft; lift or pull up, esp. by means of a cable, pulley, crane, etc.
To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
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  1. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
  2. To push someone or something with force.
  3. To push roughly or hastily
  1. To foster, give help or patronage
  2. To give support to; foster:
  3. To mentally support; to motivate, give courage, hope or spirit.
To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
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  1. To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.
  2. To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
  3. To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.
To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
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  1. To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
  2. To cause to move forward:
  3. To help or hasten the success or completion of; further
To tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers, handbills, radio, television, etc., so as to make people want to buy it
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  1. To tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers, handbills, radio, television, etc., so as to make people want to buy it
  2. To call the public's attention to things for sale or rent, help wanted, etc., as by printed or broadcast notices; sponsor advertisements
  3. (Intransitive) To provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others. [from 18th c.]
To bring about; provoke:
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  1. To bring about; provoke:
  2. To voice; utter:
  3. To stir up; instigate:
To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to aggravate; to intensify; to render more conspicuous; -- used of things, good or bad; as, to heighten beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.
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  1. To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to aggravate; to intensify; to render more conspicuous; -- used of things, good or bad; as, to heighten beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.
  2. To bring or come to a high or higher position; raise or rise
  3. To raise or increase the quantity or degree of; intensify.
To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
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  1. To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
  2. To become expanded; spread out, unfold, enlarge, etc.
  3. (Mathematics) To write (a quantity) as a sum of terms in an extended form.
To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
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  1. To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
  2. To raise the spirits of; elate; exhilarate
  3. To lift up; raise
(Nautical) To raise or haul up by means of a rope, line, or cable:
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  1. (Nautical) To raise or haul up by means of a rope, line, or cable:
  2. To raise or lift, esp. with effort
  3. (Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
To raise or haul up, often with the help of a mechanical apparatus.
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  1. To raise or haul up, often with the help of a mechanical apparatus.
  2. To raise to one's mouth in order to drink:
  3. To raise aloft; lift or pull up, esp. by means of a cable, pulley, crane, etc.
To reduce the sagging of (the face, breasts, etc.) by means of cosmetic surgery
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  1. To reduce the sagging of (the face, breasts, etc.) by means of cosmetic surgery
  2. To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
  3. To bring up to a higher position; raise
To voice; utter:
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  1. To voice; utter:
  2. To bring about; provoke:
  3. To stir up; instigate:
To rise or stand on the hind legs
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  1. To rise or stand on the hind legs
  2. To bring up by educating, nurturing, training, etc.; raise
  3. (Archaic) To lift upright; raise.
To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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  1. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
  2. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
  3. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
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  1. To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
  2. To prevent from falling or sinking; support:
  3. To hold up; raise
To raise to a higher moral, social, or cultural level or condition
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  1. To raise to a higher moral, social, or cultural level or condition
  2. To lift up, or elevate
  3. To raise; elevate.
To raise or lift up; elevate.
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  1. To raise or lift up; elevate.
To bring up; rear
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  1. To bring up; rear
  2. To lift up
  3. To raise or lift up.
(Intransitive) To increase or become great.
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  1. (Intransitive) To increase or become great.
  2. To increase the scope of; extend:
  3. To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
To produce amplification of:
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  1. To produce amplification of:
  2. To develop more fully, as with details, examples, statistics, etc.
  3. (Electronics) To increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
To become greater; increase
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  1. To become greater; increase
  2. To make (something already developed or well under way) greater, as in size, extent, or quantity:
  3. To become augmented.
To increase or strengthen by adding gradually to:
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  1. To increase or strengthen by adding gradually to:
  2. To establish a basis for; found or ground:
  3. To increase in amount, force, etc.; grow or intensify
To put forth buds, shoots, etc.; sprout
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  1. To put forth buds, shoots, etc.; sprout
  2. To begin to grow or blossom.
  3. To grow or develop rapidly; expand or proliferate.
(Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
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  1. (Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
  2. To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
  3. To become larger; increase in size, extent, etc.; expand
To pass (a transaction or case) on to a higher level in an organizational hierarchy:
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  1. To pass (a transaction or case) on to a higher level in an organizational hierarchy:
  2. To rise on or as on an escalator
  3. To grow or increase rapidly, often to the point of becoming unmanageable, as prices or wages
(Mathematics) To write (a quantity) as a sum of terms in an extended form.
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  1. (Mathematics) To write (a quantity) as a sum of terms in an extended form.
  2. To become expanded; spread out, unfold, enlarge, etc.
  3. To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
To give added bulk or body to (a substance) by adding another, usually cheaper or inferior, substance
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  1. To give added bulk or body to (a substance) by adding another, usually cheaper or inferior, substance
  2. To cause to move at full gallop. Used of a horse.
  3. To be or become long, large, or comprehensive:
To cause to grow; raise:
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  1. To cause to grow; raise:
  2. To increase in size and develop toward maturity, as a plant or animal does by assimilating food
  3. To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To make greater or larger.
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  1. To make greater or larger.
  2. To multiply; reproduce.
  3. To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To make more intense or extreme:
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  1. To make more intense or extreme:
  2. To cause to appear greater, more important, or more extreme than is in fact the case:
  3. To increase or have the power to increase the size or volume of an image or a sound.
To set in position for use:
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  1. To set in position for use:
  2. To increase in amount, extent, or intensity:
  3. For the names of actual mountains, see the specific element of the name; for example, McKinley, Mount; Olives, Mount of; Blanc, Mont. Other geographic names beginning with Mount are entered under Mount; for example, Mount Vernon; Mount Desert Island.
(Math.) To find the product of by multiplication
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  1. (Math.) To find the product of by multiplication
  2. To grow in amount, number, or degree:
  3. To increase in number, amount, extent, or degree; specif., to increase by procreation
To increase or spread at a rapid rate:
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  1. To increase or spread at a rapid rate:
  2. To multiply rapidly; increase profusely
  3. To cause to grow or increase rapidly.
To puff up or become larger; swell up:
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  1. To puff up or become larger; swell up:
  2. To increase in volume of sound; become louder, shriller, etc.
  3. To cause to rise:
(Idiomatic) To bring a flag to the top of its flag pole.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To bring a flag to the top of its flag pole.
  2. (Idiomatic) To make something, usually an item of clothing, very quickly.
  3. (Cricket) of a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.
To increase or accumulate rapidly and uncontrollably, like a ball of snow rolling down a snow-covered hill
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  1. To increase or accumulate rapidly and uncontrollably, like a ball of snow rolling down a snow-covered hill
  2. To grow rapidly in significance, importance, or size:
  3. To cause to grow or increase rapidly.
To glide along without engine power, maintaining or gaining altitude on currents of air
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  1. To glide along without engine power, maintaining or gaining altitude on currents of air
  2. To rise well above the usual or ordinary level or bounds; be elevated
  3. To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level:
To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
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  1. To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
  2. To rise or extend above the surrounding level, as clouds.
  3. To increase in volume or become larger as a result of pressure from within; expand; dilate
To surge up.
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  1. To surge up.
  2. (Intransitive) to surge up, or to become stronger or greater
Any of various solid, usually yellow substances that melt or soften easily when heated. They are similar to fats, but are less greasy and more brittle. Naturally occurring animal and plant waxes are esters of saturated fatty acids and alcohols of high molecular weight, including sterols. Waxes are also manufactured synthetically from petroleum, and are used to make polishers, lubricants, coatings, waterproofing, crayons, candles, and many other products.
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  1. Any of various solid, usually yellow substances that melt or soften easily when heated. They are similar to fats, but are less greasy and more brittle. Naturally occurring animal and plant waxes are esters of saturated fatty acids and alcohols of high molecular weight, including sterols. Waxes are also manufactured synthetically from petroleum, and are used to make polishers, lubricants, coatings, waterproofing, crayons, candles, and many other products.
  2. To grow or become as specified:
  3. To grow gradually larger, more numerous, etc.; increase in strength, intensity, volume, etc.
(Idiomatic) to strengthen or reinforce; to add substance to
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  1. (Idiomatic) to strengthen or reinforce; to add substance to
To pull or raise with a sudden motion; hitch:
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  1. To pull or raise with a sudden motion; hitch:
  2. To go on an extended walk for pleasure or exercise.
  3. (Informal) To raise (prices, etc.)
(Slang, baseball) To hit (the ball) hard; especially, to hit (the ball) out of the field, producing a home run.
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  1. (Slang, baseball) To hit (the ball) hard; especially, to hit (the ball) out of the field, producing a home run.
  2. To raise (something) to a higher level, as in cost. Often used with up:
  3. To raise by means of a jack
(--- Informal) To act quickly; hustle:
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  1. (--- Informal) To act quickly; hustle:
  2. (Bridge) To raise (the bid) by making a jump bid
  3. To raise (a partner's bid) in bridge by more than is necessary.
To voice; utter:
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  1. To voice; utter:
  2. To bring about; provoke:
  3. To stir up; instigate:
Into an excited or troubled state
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  1. Into an excited or troubled state
  2. To raise (a preceding bet or an ante)
  3. (Nautical) To raise:
To actively, knowingly, and/or intentionally aid, encourage, incite, instigate, or otherwise support the commission of an act. To actively, knowingly, and/or intentionally aid, encourage, incite, instigate, or otherwise support the commission of an act.
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  1. To actively, knowingly, and/or intentionally aid, encourage, incite, instigate, or otherwise support the commission of an act. To actively, knowingly, and/or intentionally aid, encourage, incite, instigate, or otherwise support the commission of an act.
  2. To urge, encourage, or help (a person):
  3. To incite, sanction, or help, esp. in wrongdoing
To provide assistance, support, or relief:
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  1. To provide assistance, support, or relief:
  2. To give help or relief (to); assist
To work with as a helper or assistant
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  1. To work with as a helper or assistant
  2. To give help to; aid
To give assistance; be cooperative, useful, or beneficial
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  1. To give assistance; be cooperative, useful, or beneficial
  2. To be of use or provide relief:
  3. To give material or financial aid to:
To bring or send help to
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  1. To bring or send help to
  2. To give aid or assistance to
  3. To free from pain, anxiety, or distress:
To give assistance to in time of need or distress; help; aid; relieve
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  1. To give assistance to in time of need or distress; help; aid; relieve
  1. To sensationalise or make grand claims.
  2. (Informal) To advertise or promote by sensational methods
To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment
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  1. To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment
  2. To improve or augment, especially in effectiveness, value, or attractiveness:
  3. To improve electronically the quality or clarity of (a photograph or other image) as by means of a computer
To urge the adoption of; advocate:
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  1. To urge the adoption of; advocate:
  2. To further the popularity, sales, etc. of, as by publicizing and advertising
  3. To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
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  1. To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
To swell or seem to swell, as with pride or air. Often used with up :
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  1. To swell or seem to swell, as with pride or air. Often used with up :
  2. To blow, drive, give forth, etc. in or with a puff or puffs
  3. To set (the hair) in soft, round masses or rolls
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
  2. (Intransitive) To speak in a plain and candid way.
  3. (Idiomatic) To talk about (something or someone) to make it seem as good as possible or to draw positive attention to it.
To spy out or otherwise get information on (racehorses)
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  1. To spy out or otherwise get information on (racehorses)
  2. To provide betting tips on horse races
  3. To promote or praise energetically; publicize:
(Informal) To publicize (a product, for example) favorably, as by mentioning on a broadcast:
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  1. (Informal) To publicize (a product, for example) favorably, as by mentioning on a broadcast:
  2. (Informal) To work or study hard and steadily; plod
  3. To stop up or fill (a hole, gap, etc.) by inserting a plug
To stimulate or enliven by or as by the injection of a drug
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  1. To stimulate or enliven by or as by the injection of a drug
  2. To promote in a sensational way
  3. To stimulate or excite. Often used with up :
An upward displacement of soil, rocks, etc., usually caused by frost or moisture
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  1. An upward displacement of soil, rocks, etc., usually caused by frost or moisture
  2. An upward movement of a surface, especially when caused by swelling and expansion of clay, removal of overburden, or freezing of subsurface water.
  3. An act of hurling; a throw, especially when considered in terms of distance:
A group of signal flags displayed together on one line
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  1. A group of signal flags displayed together on one line
  2. An apparatus for raising heavy things; elevator; tackle
  3. An apparatus for lifting heavy or cumbersome objects.
Elevated position or carriage, as of the neck, head, etc.
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  1. Elevated position or carriage, as of the neck, head, etc.
  2. Assistance or help:
  3. A device for lifting an automobile for repairs
The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
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  1. The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
Matter, details, etc. added to amplify a statement, report, etc.
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  1. Matter, details, etc. added to amplify a statement, report, etc.
  2. The result of such a process.
  3. (Physics) The process of increasing the magnitude of a variable quantity, especially the magnitude of voltage, power, or current, without altering any other quality.
(Linguistics) The prefixation of a vowel accompanying a past tense, especially of Greek and Sanskrit verbs.
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  1. (Linguistics) The prefixation of a vowel accompanying a past tense, especially of Greek and Sanskrit verbs.
  2. (Gram.) A prefixed vowel or a lengthening or diphthongization of the initial vowel to show past time in Greek and Sanskrit verbs
  3. (Obs.) An increase
The act or process of augmenting.
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  1. The act or process of augmenting.
  2. (Music) The presentation of a theme in notes of usually double time value.
  3. A thing that augments; addition; increase
The result of building up:
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  1. The result of building up:
  2. An accumulation; an increase; a gradual development.
  3. A gradual increase in amount, power, influence, etc.; expansion
An act of enlarging or the state of being enlarged.
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  1. An act of enlarging or the state of being enlarged.
  2. A reproduction, as of a photograph, on a larger scale
  3. Something that has been enlarged, especially a photographic reproduction or a copy larger than the original print or negative.
Degree of increase in size, weight, power, etc.
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  1. Degree of increase in size, weight, power, etc.
  2. An increase, as in size, number, value, or strength; extension or expansion:
  3. The full extent of such increase
A long walk or march.
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  1. A long walk or march.
  2. An often abrupt increase or rise:
The amount or rate by which something is increased:
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  1. The amount or rate by which something is increased:
  2. Growth, enlargement, etc.
  3. The act of increasing:
A condition of nervousness. Often used with the.
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  1. A condition of nervousness. Often used with the.
  2. A structure or course from which a jump is made:
  3. A sudden rise, as in prices
The act or process of multiplying or the condition of being multiplied.
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  1. The act or process of multiplying or the condition of being multiplied.
  2. Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
  3. A mathematical operation performed on a pair of numbers in order to derive a third number called a product. For positive integers, multiplication consists of adding a number (the multiplicand) to itself a specified number of times. Thus multiplying 6 by 3 means adding 6 to itself three times. The operation of multiplication is extended to other real numbers according to the rules governing the multiplicative properties of positive integers.
(Countable) The result of building up; buildup, accretion.
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  1. (Countable) The result of building up; buildup, accretion.
  2. (Uncountable) The spread of biochemical, nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction to countries not originally involved in developing them.
  3. (Uncountable) The process by which an organism produces others of its kind; breeding, propagation, procreation, reproduction.
The act of raising or increasing.
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  1. The act of raising or increasing.
  2. An increase in amount
  3. An increase in salary.
An origin, beginning, or source:
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  1. An origin, beginning, or source:
  2. Occasion or opportunity:
  3. (Chiefly British) An increase in salary or wages; a raise.
A rise in the land; a rounded elevation.
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  1. A rise in the land; a rounded elevation.
  2. (Music) A gradual increase in volume (crescendo), usually followed by a gradual decrease (decrescendo)
  3. An increase in loudness of sound
A surge upward
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  1. A surge upward
  2. A sudden strong rise or flow
  3. A rapid or abrupt rise:
An upward swing or trend.
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  1. An upward swing or trend.
  2. (By extension) an upward trend or an increase in activity
  3. An increase, as in movement or business activity.
An upward turn, curve, or trend
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  1. An upward turn, curve, or trend
  2. An upward turn or trend, especially in business activity or profit
A payment made before due, as of wages
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  1. A payment made before due, as of wages
  2. An increase of price or value.
  3. A rise in value or cost
A long walk or march.
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  1. A long walk or march.
  2. An often abrupt increase or rise:
An increasing or becoming increased
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  1. An increasing or becoming increased
  2. The amount or rate by which something is increased:
  3. The act of increasing:
The fact of becoming greater or larger; increase; gain; growth
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  1. The fact of becoming greater or larger; increase; gain; growth
  2. The amount of increase
  3. (Math.) The quantity, usually small, by which a variable increases or is increased: a negative increment results in a decrease
A condition of nervousness. Often used with the.
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  1. A condition of nervousness. Often used with the.
  2. A structure or course from which a jump is made:
  3. A sudden rise, as in prices
The act of raising or increasing.
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  1. The act of raising or increasing.
  2. An increase in amount
  3. An increase in salary.
An origin, beginning, or source:
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  1. An origin, beginning, or source:
  2. Occasion or opportunity:
  3. (Chiefly British) An increase in salary or wages; a raise.
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