increase meaning

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increase verb
1. (change_magnitude) become bigger or greater in amount
Antonyms: decrease
  • "The amount of work increased"
2. (change) make bigger or more
Antonyms: decrease
  • "The boss finally increased her salary"
  • "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
increase noun
1. (change) a change resulting in an increase
Antonyms: decrease
  • "the increase is scheduled for next month"
2. (process) a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
Related: increment, growth
Antonyms: decrease
  • "the increase in unemployment"
  • "the growth of population"
3. (amount) the amount by which something increases
Related: increment
Antonyms: decrease
  • "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
4. (change_of_magnitude) the act of increasing something
Related: step-up
Antonyms: decrease
  • "he gave me an increase in salary"
addition noun
1. (indefinite_quantity) a quantity that is added
Related: increase, gain
  • "there was an addition to property taxes this year"
  • "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
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