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1. increase

verb. ['ˌɪnˈkriːs, ˈɪnˌkriːs'] become bigger or greater in amount.

Synonyms

  • grow
  • get bigger
  • get larger
  • become greater
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • swell
  • rise
  • climb
  • escalate
  • soar
  • surge
  • rocket
  • shoot up
  • spiral
  • improve
  • explode
  • irrupt
  • widen
  • gather
  • accrue
  • wax
  • pullulate
  • intensify
  • cumulate
  • pyramid
  • revalue
  • accumulate
  • pile up
  • full
  • deepen
  • spike
  • broaden
  • apprize
  • snowball
  • change magnitude
  • heighten
  • appreciate
  • add
  • amass
  • crescendo
  • conglomerate
  • compound
  • gain
  • mount
  • apprise

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • narrow
  • decrescendo
  • depreciate
  • take away

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Rhymes with Increase

  • decrease

How do you spell increase? Is it increse ?

A common misspelling of increase is increse

Sentences with increase


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Fixed partitions also increase the chances of data recovery in critical situations.

2. Verb, base form
Giving any of her things to the puppy will create or increase jealous feelings and cause aggressive behavior.

Quotes about increase


1. Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
- Jean Arp

2. Entrepreneurship is like a computer game in which you have to master every level before achieving success. Startups repeatedly stumble and have to go back to the drawing board. The best way to skip some levels and to increase the odds of survival is to learn from others who have already played the game.
- Vivek Wadhwa

3. If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.
- Thomas J. Watson

2. tax-increase

noun. the amount by which taxes are increased.

Synonyms

  • tax hike
  • tax boost
  • increase

Antonyms

  • narrowing
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation

3. increase

verb. ['ˌɪnˈkriːs, ˈɪnˌkriːs'] make bigger or more.

Synonyms

  • rev up
  • blow up
  • up
  • work up
  • rev
  • alter
  • augment
  • regenerate
  • widen
  • intensify
  • supercharge
  • maximize
  • extend
  • boost
  • expand
  • change
  • lengthen
  • escalate
  • build
  • inflate
  • broaden
  • build up
  • enlarge
  • amplify
  • magnify
  • heighten
  • ramp up
  • kite
  • manifold
  • multiply
  • raise
  • stretch
  • modify
  • rise
  • step up
  • advance

Antonyms

  • de-escalate
  • reduce
  • minimize
  • minimise
  • shorten

4. increase

noun. ['ˌɪnˈkriːs, ˈɪnˌkriːs'] a quantity that is added.

Synonyms

  • addition
  • indefinite quantity
  • accretion

Antonyms

  • falling
  • asleep
  • unfinished
  • malfunctioning

5. increase

noun. ['ˌɪnˈkriːs, ˈɪnˌkriːs'] a change resulting in an increase.

Synonyms

  • leap
  • jump
  • augmentation
  • explosion
  • waxing
  • runup
  • change
  • modification
  • concentration
  • run-up

Antonyms

  • waning
  • low
  • downwards
  • downwardly

6. increase

noun. ['ˌɪnˈkriːs, ˈɪnˌkriːs'] a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important.

Synonyms

  • growth
  • widening
  • pullulation
  • proliferation
  • multiplication
  • broadening
  • accession
  • process
  • physical process
  • accumulation
  • accretion
  • relaxation
  • population growth

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation

7. increase

noun. ['ˌɪnˈkriːs, ˈɪnˌkriːs'] the amount by which something increases.

Synonyms

  • supplementation
  • cost increase
  • tax-increase
  • price increase
  • wage increase
  • amplification
  • hike
  • supplement
  • tax hike
  • boost
  • increment
  • fare increase
  • amount
  • salary increase
  • raise
  • gain
  • tax boost
  • wage hike
  • rise

Antonyms

  • understate
  • deflate
  • descending
  • down

8. increase

noun. ['ˌɪnˈkriːs, ˈɪnˌkriːs'] the act of increasing something.

Synonyms

  • maximisation
  • augmentation
  • accrual
  • exaggeration
  • escalation
  • expansion
  • elevation
  • amplification
  • strengthening
  • split
  • surge
  • addition
  • expanding upon
  • aggrandisement
  • change of magnitude
  • step-up
  • intensification
  • upsurge
  • accumulation
  • split up
  • inclusion
  • maximization
  • enlargement
  • maximation
  • accruement
  • aggrandizement
  • rise
  • stock split
  • advance

Antonyms

  • minimization
  • weakening
  • decrease
  • subtraction
  • depreciation
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