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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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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)

3. unearned

adjective. ['əˈnɝːnd'] not gained by merit or labor or service.

Antonyms

  • attained
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