Another word for increase
development, spread, enlargement, expansion, escalation, elaboration, optimization, burgeoning, swelling, addition, accession, incorporation, merger, inflation, appreciation, heightening, extension, dilation, multiplication, augmentation, rise, broadening, advance, gain, intensification, deepening, swell, amplification, progression, buildup, uptick, improvement, boost*, hike*, jump*, boom*; see also progress 1.
To add to
extend, enlarge, augment, expand, dilate, broaden, widen, thicken, deepen, heighten, build, lengthen, magnify, add on, multiply, escalate, let out, open out, further, mark up, sharpen, build up, raise, enhance, amplify, reinforce, supplement, annex, distend, swell, double, triple, stretch, intensify, exaggerate, blow up, aggravate, protract, prolong, aggrandize, redouble, boost*, raise the ante*, step up*, rev up*, jack up*; see also develop 1, improve 1, strengthen.
increase, the general word in this list, means to make or become greater in size, amount, degree, etc. to increase one's weight, one's power, debts, etc.; enlarge specifically implies a making or becoming greater in size, volume, extent, etc. to enlarge a house, a business, etc.; augment, a more formal word, generally implies increase by addition, often of something that is already of a considerable size, amount, etc. to augment one's income; multiply suggests increase in number, specif. by procreation rabbits multiply rapidly
Another word for increaseverb
To make or become greater or larger:aggrandize, amplify, augment, boost, build, build up, burgeon, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, grow, magnify, mount, multiply, proliferate, rise, run up, snowball, soar, swell, upsurge, wax. (Informal) beef up. See increase
To produce sexually or asexually others of one's kind:breed, multiply, procreate, proliferate, propagate, reproduce, spawn. See reproduction
The act of increasing or rising:aggrandizement, amplification, augment, augmentation, boost, buildup, enlargement, escalation, growth, hike, jump, multiplication, proliferation, raise, rise, swell, upsurge, upswing, upturn. See increase
The amount by which something is increased:advance, boost, hike, increment, jump, raise, rise. See increase
The process by which an organism produces others of its kind:breeding, multiplication, procreation, proliferation, propagation, reproduction, spawning. See reproduction