Increase

/inkree's/

Sense: Noun


  1. A change resulting in an increase.

    1. The increase is scheduled for next month.
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  2. A process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important.

    1. The increase in unemployment.
    2. The growth of population.
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  3. The amount by which something increases.

    1. They proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare.
  4. The act of increasing something.

    1. He gave me an increase in salary.
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  5. A quantity that is added.

    1. There was an addition to property taxes this year.
    2. They recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks.
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Sense: Verb


  1. Become bigger or greater in amount.

    1. The amount of work increased.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
in•crease
IPA Transcription
/ɪnkri's/
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