Part of speech:
An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
The amount that accrues
(Astronomy) An increase in the mass of a celestial object by its gravitational capture of surrounding interstellar material.
To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
To render outmoded, irrelevant, invalid, etc.
(Archaic) To arrive at; reach or achieve
To make real; bring into being; achieve
Reach is defined as arriving at something, achieving something or giving help or understanding to someone else.
An increasing or becoming increased
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To move against another, as when attacking:
To get to, usually with effort; reach
The definition of achieve means to accomplish a goal or to do something you set out to do.
The definition of commercial is something related to doing business or for business purposes.
Hired for service in a foreign army.
Yielding profit, gain, or benefit
An attainment, such as a skill or social accomplishment.
The thing acquired or gained; a gain.
A thing that augments; addition; increase
The definition of compensation is something of value given in exchange for something else.
Gain from employment or position; payment received for work; salary, wages, fees, etc.
The definition of an enhancement is an add-on or improvement that makes something better.
A temporary wooden fence around a building or structure under construction or repair.
Money or profits.
To make complete; perfect
Out of the way; completely away:
To regain or try to regain (friendship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
A number divided by another. In the equation 15 ÷ 3 = 5, 15 is the dividend.
To bring about; produce as a result; cause; accomplish
An increase in the size of an organism or part of an organism, usually as a result of an increase in the number of cells. Growth of an organism may stop at maturity, as in the case of humans and other mammals, or it may continue throughout life, as in many plants. In humans, certain body parts, like hair and nails, continue to grow throughout life.
To acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort
To acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort
To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of something, such as labor.
To leave a ship or boat and go on shore; disembark
To maneuver around and behind the flank of (an opposing force).
To gain the advantage or mastery; be victorious; triumph
To obtain (a sexual partner) for another.
To gain or obtain as the reward of action, conduct, work, etc.
(Intransitive) To come or go back (to a place or person).
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
The amount of something lost:
The act or an instance of wasting or the condition of being wasted:
Something that one loses or has to give up because of some crime, fault, or neglect of duty; specif., a fine or penalty
A loss of property to penalize a failure to act in accordance with a legal requirement.
An amount expended.
To fail to answer correctly:
To let out the contents of (a container); cause or allow to escape:
To reproduce convincingly.
To have a right to because of acts or qualities; be worthy of (reward, punishment, etc.); merit
(Informal) To have status, importance, or influence:
(Intransitive, colloquial) To proceed (in a direction).
(Archaic) To draw up (a document).
To earn money, not including expenses.
To pay (money borrowed in the past) to (a person, bank, etc. that loaned it)
To furnish as return for effort or investment; be productive of:
To capitalize is to use capital letters, to try to take advantage of or gain some advantage from something, or to provide funding.
To increase or expand:
(Idiomatic) To reach (an objective or conclusion)
To reach (a goal or objective)
The definition of convalesce is to recover gradually from sickness or injury.
To make beneficial additions or changes:
To make better; improve; reform; set right
To come together for a common purpose, esp. to assist or support a cause, person, etc.
1895, Andrew Lang, A Monk of Fife:
Good wishes or approval
A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
To move along at a speed of
(Reflexive) To devote or apply (oneself).
To receive, as wages, for one's labor
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
(Nautical) To pour out; to empty; to tap and begin drawing from.
To regain one's health
(Physics) The process of increasing the magnitude of a variable quantity, especially the magnitude of voltage, power, or current, without altering any other quality.
increase (one's body weight)
(Idiomatic, intransitive) to start being in a winning position (e.g. in a race or competition).
(Intransitive) To meet or reach what was aimed at or desired; to succeed, often by luck.
To take in is to observe, absorb or learn something.
To trace from or to a source; show the derivation of
To increase the number of electrons of (an atom, element, or ion)
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