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Synonyms for (noun) increase

Synonyms: step-up, increase Definition: the act of increasing something Usage: he gave me an increase in salary

Similar words: change of magnitude Definition: the act of changing the amount or size of something

Synonyms: increase, increment Definition: the amount by which something increases Usage: they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare

Similar words: amount Definition: the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion Usage: an adequate amount of food for four people

Synonyms: increase Definition: a change resulting in an increase Usage: the increase is scheduled for next month

Similar words: change, modification, alteration Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago

Synonyms: increase, increment, growth Definition: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important Usage: the increase in unemployment; the growth of population

Similar words: physical process, process Definition: a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states Usage: events now in process; the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls

Synonyms: addition, increase, gain Definition: a quantity that is added Usage: there was an addition to property taxes this year; they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks

Similar words: indefinite quantity Definition: an estimated quantity

Synonyms for (verb) increase

Synonyms: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: increase Definition: become bigger or greater in amount Usage: The amount of work increased

Similar words: change magnitude Definition: change in size or magnitude