Definitions of increase

  1. To become greater in any quality that is capable of more or less; to grow; to advance; to multiply.
  2. To make or become greater; enlarge; augment; grow; multiply.
  3. To augment or make greater in bulk, quantity, extent, value, or amount, etc.; to add to; to extend; to lengthen; to enhance; to aggravate; as, to increase one's possessions, influence.
  4. To make greater in any respect; enlarge.
  5. To make greater: to advance: to extend: to aggravate.
  6. To make larger; advance.
  7. To multiply by the production of young; to be fertile, fruitful, or prolific.
  8. To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax; as, the moon increases.
  9. That which is added to the original stock by augmentation or growth; produce; profit; interest.
  10. Progeny; issue; offspring.
  11. To become greater or more in size, quantity, number, degree, value, intensity, power, authority, reputation, wealth; to grow; to augment; to advance; - opposed to decrease.
  12. The period of increasing light, or luminous phase; the waxing; - said of the moon.
  13. To become greater in any respect; multiply; grow.
  14. To grow in size: to become greater: to advance.
  15. To grow in size; advance.
  16. become bigger or greater in amount; " The amount of work increased"
  17. make bigger or more; " The boss finally increased her salary"
  18. To make greater; to advance; to add; to extend; to aggravate.
  19. To make more or greater; to advance or exalt; to extend; to spread; to make worse; to augment; to grow.
  20. the act of increasing something; " he gave me an increase in salary"
  21. a change resulting in an increase; " the increase is scheduled for next month"
  22. A growing larger; that which is added to the original stock; growth; produce; profit; issue; offspring; the period of waxing; said of the moon.
  23. Growth: addition to the original stock: profit: produce: progeny.
  24. Growth; enlargement; advance; addition; produce.
  25. A growing larger or greater; augmentation; increment; produce.
  26. Augmentation; growth; increment; profit; produce; progeny.