Increase

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Increase->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ increase
increase
augmentation
enlargement
extension
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dilatation
dilatation
&c.(expansion) 194
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ increment
increment
accretion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ accession
accession
&c. 37
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ development
development
growth
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ aggrandizement
aggrandizement
aggravation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rise
rise
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ascent
ascent
&c. 305
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ exaggeration exacerbation
exaggeration exacerbation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ spread
spread
&c.(dispersion) 73
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ flood tide
flood tide
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gain
gain
produce
product
profit
PARAG:Increase->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ increase
increase
augment
add to
enlarge
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dilate
dilate
&c.(expand) 194
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ grow
grow
wax
get ahead
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ gain strength
gain strength
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ advance
advance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ run up
run up
shoot up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ rise
rise
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ ascend
ascend
&c. 305
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ sprout
sprout
&c. 194
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ aggrandize
aggrandize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ raise
raise
exalt
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ deepen
deepen
heighten
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ strengthen
strengthen
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ intensify
intensify
enhance
magnify
redouble
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ aggravate
aggravate
exaggerate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ exasperate
exasperate
exacerbate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ add fuel to the flame
add fuel to the flame
oleum addere camino
superadd
&c.(add) 37
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ spread
spread
&c.(disperse) 73
PARAG:Increase->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ increased
increased
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on the increase
on the increase
undiminished
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ additional
additional
&c.(added) 37
PARAG:Increase->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ crescendo
crescendo

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • increase — vb Increase, enlarge, augment, multiply mean to become or cause to become greater or more numerous. Increase distinctively carries the idea of progressive growth; sometimes it means nothing more than this {Jesus increased in wisdom and stature,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Increase — In crease (?; 277), n. [OE. encres, encresse. See {Increase}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. Addition or enlargement in size, extent, quantity, number, intensity, value, substance, etc.; augmentation; growth. [1913 Webster] As if increase of appetite… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • increase — [in krēs′, in′krēs΄; ] for n. [ in′krēs΄, in krēs′] vi. increased, increasing [ME encresen < OFr encreistre < L increscere < in , in, on + crescere, to grow: see CRESCENT] 1. to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; grow 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • Increase — In*crease , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Increased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Increasing}.] [OE. incresen, encresen, enrescen, OF. encreistre, fr. L. increscere; pref. in in + crescere to grow. See {Crescent}, and cf. {Decrease}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To become… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Increase — In*crease , v. t. To augment or make greater in bulk, quantity, extent, value, or amount, etc.; to add to; to extend; to lengthen; to enhance; to aggravate; as, to increase one s possessions, influence. [1913 Webster] I will increase the famine.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Increase — ist der Vorname folgender Personen: Increase Mather (1639 1723), englischer puritanischer Geistlicher Increase Sumner (1746 1799), US amerikanischer Politiker Jerome Increase Case (1819 1891), US amerikanischer Unternehmer und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • increase — I verb abound, accrue, accumulate, add on, add to, aggrandize, amplificare, amplify, annex, appreciate, augere, augment, become larger, become greater, boost, branch out, broaden, build, burgeon, crescere, develop, dilatare, dilate, enlarge,… …   Law dictionary

  • increase — [n] addition, growth access, accession, accretion, accrual, accumulation, aggrandizement, augmentation, boost, breakthrough, burgeoning, cumulation, development, elaboration, enlargement, escalation, exaggeration, expansion, extension, gain, hike …   New thesaurus

  • increase — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun, and with the stress on the second syllable as a verb …   Modern English usage

  • increase — ► VERB ▪ make or become greater in size, amount, or degree. ► NOUN ▪ an instance or the action of increasing. DERIVATIVES increasing adjective increasingly adverb. ORIGIN Latin increscere, from crescere grow …   English terms dictionary

  • increase */*/*/ — I UK [ɪnˈkriːs] / US [ɪnˈkrɪs] verb Word forms increase : present tense I/you/we/they increase he/she/it increases present participle increasing past tense increased past participle increased Other ways of saying increase: be/go up to increase:… …   English dictionary

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