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1. increment

noun. ['ˈɪnkrəmənt'] a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation

Etymology

  • incrementum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Increment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word increment


1. Noun, singular or mass
Each time you press the left button the hour will move forward one increment.

2. Adjective
Release the key at five black dots or 50 percent and the shade will travel to that increment level.

3. Verb, base form
Also, for each new line, increment the figure in the parentheses by one.

Quotes containing the word increment


1. Hope can be imagined as a domino effect, a chain reaction, each increment making the next increase more feasible... There are moments of fear and doubt that can deflate it.
- Jerome Groopman

2. increment

noun. ['ˈɪnkrəmənt'] the amount by which something increases.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • de-escalate
  • reduce
  • minimize
  • minimise

Etymology

  • incrementum (Latin)
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