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〔 Inˋkris 〕


〔 inˊkriːs 〕

Overview of noun increase

The noun increase has 5 senses

  • addition, increase, gain -- (a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks")

  • increase -- (a change resulting in an increase; "the increase is scheduled for next month")

  • increase, increment, growth -- (a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population")

  • increase, increment -- (the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare")

  • increase, step-up -- (the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary")

Overview of verb increase

The verb increase has 2 senses

  • increase -- (become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased")

  • increase -- (make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted")