Part of speech:
An increase in amount or degree:
(Chiefly British) An increase in salary or wages; a raise.
A sudden rise, as in prices
An often abrupt increase or rise:
An increase in amount, power, etc.
An increase of price or value.
Progress is moving forwards towards an end goal, or is making things better or more advanced.
(--- Usage Problem) The climactic point or moment after such a progression:
A real property owner’s right to all that the property produces and to all that is artificially or naturally added to it, such as land reclaimed by the use of dams or the construction of buildings and other improvements. See also annexation.
Swift, vigorous growth or development
To grow gradually larger, more numerous, etc.; increase in strength, intensity, volume, etc.
To raise in importance, value, esteem, etc.
To increase suddenly:
(Intransitive) To grow strong or stronger.
(Figuratively, intransitive) To increase continually.
To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level:
(Anatomy) To extend or protrude (a body part).
To cause (a plant or animal) to reproduce itself; raise or breed
Multiply is defined as to cause to increase in number or degree.
To increase or have the power to increase the size or volume of an image or a sound.
To increase the contrast of (a photographic image).
To increase or raise beyond what is normal or valid
To arouse to passionate feeling or action:
To raise or increase the quantity or degree of; intensify.
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To gain by a process of gradual increase:
To be at the peak of development, activity, influence, production, etc.; be in one's prime
To enlarge the scope or effect of:
To enlarge upon (a topic, idea, etc.); develop in detail
To raise in status, dignity, power, honor, wealth, etc.
To increase or enlarge to an extreme or abnormal degree; overemphasize; intensify
To increase the severity, violence, or bitterness of; aggravate:
To add vitamins, minerals, etc. to (bread, flour, etc.) so as to increase the nutritional value
To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
To improve electronically the quality or clarity of (a photograph or other image) as by means of a computer
To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
(Bridge) To increase the point value or penalty of (an opponent's bid) by saying “double” when it is one's turn to bid
Compound means to mix multiple ingredients together or make something bigger.
To increase or strengthen by adding gradually to:
To widen; expand
To raise the price or value of
To develop more fully, as with details, examples, statistics, etc.
The definition of aggravate means to make worse or to annoy.
To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
To afford profit or gain to; benefit.
To constitute an addition:
To aid in the growth of; strengthen:
To add, affix, or append as an additional or minor part to an already existing item, such as a document, building, or land.
Supplement is defined as to complete or to add on to.
(Psychol.) To increase the probability of (a response to a stimulus) by giving a reward or ending a painful stimulus
To make or become sharp or sharper
To strengthen; to confirm.
To produce or reproduce by giving birth or hatching.
To increase in amount
To wander from or become ignorant of:
To reduce by destroying or consuming the vital powers of; to exhaust, as a country of its strength or resources, a treasury of money, etc.
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To reduce in scope, extent, etc.; shorten
The act of increasing:
(Dated) To use or employ to good purpose; to turn to profitable account.
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