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Definitions of increasing

  1.   Music.
  2.   of Increase
  3.   becoming greater or larger; " increasing prices"

Quotes of increasing

  1. The Indians kept increasing in numbers until it was estimated that we were fighting from 800 to 1, 000 of them. – Buffalo Bill
  2. Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement itself has evolved over the last couple of decades, we see increasing numbers of black people who are in the leadership of the labor movement and this is true today. – Angela Davis
  3. Lest those islands still seem to you too remote in space and time to be relevant to our modern societies, just think about the risks... of our increasing globalization and increasing worldwide economic interdependence. – Jared Diamond
  4. There is an increasing awareness of the interrelatedness of things. We are becoming less prone to accept an immediate solution without questioning its larger implications. – Arthur Erickson
  5. Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take. – Barney Frank
  6. The present times require the vigor and the activity of the prime of life; but I feel the increasing infirmities of age to such a degree, that I am conscious I cannot serve you to advantage. – Christopher Gadsden
  7. Instead of destroying an area for a paltry amount of oil, we should be increasing fuel standards for automobiles and focusing our efforts on biofuels and other alternatives. – Raul Grijalva
  8. There's been an increase in the number of Iraqis in training, but more Americans are dying and violence is increasing – Lawrence Korb
  9. So, if falling crime rates coincide with the rise of violent video games and increasing violence on TV and at the cinema, should we conclude that media violence is causing the drop in crime rates? – Hugh Mackay
  10. Reducing health costs and increasing access to health care are worthy goals that every Member of Congress should support. – Jim McCrery
  11. I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing executives to use judgment; they are coming to rely too much on research, and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post for support, rather than for illumination. – David Ogilvy
  12. The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with increasing clearness on your path. – Jim Rohn
  13. Nevertheless, the concept of sustainable development is now known- even amongst those who haven't accepted it- and it's recognized, debated and followed by an increasing number of businesses. – Maurice Strong
  14. By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door. – Peter Ustinov
  15. That was the day I began cutting classes and returning to TV tapings; it ultimately led to a friendship with Johnny O, and an increasing fascination and respect for what he did. – Randy West

Usage examples for increasing

  1. “ I wish to save you trouble from my increasing your command. ” – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  2. Whether that, which increaseth the stock of a nation be not a means of increasing its trade? ” – The Querist by George Berkley
  3. “ I said in a voice that trembled with increasing anxiety, " something has happened. ” – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. And with that the middle stage of the proceedings ended- and the last one came, watched by Bryce with increasing anxiety. ” – The Paradise Mystery by J. S. Fletcher
  5. “ Exactions of State and Church were increasing – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  6. “ 6798. Had your debt been running on increasing for nine years? ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  7. Was it only imagination or were the soft steps behind her increasing in number? ” – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  8. The others, in ever- increasing numbers, follow, sometimes by different roads, sometimes by the same road. ” – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  9. As I went through other case reports, I found increasing evidence to back up this belief. ” – The Flying Saucers are Real by Donald Keyhoe
  10. Not to mention that he has lately treated me with increasing and indeed unusual kindness. ” – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  11. They look a little sad at being left alone, and talk of going into the country to escape the increasing heat. ” – To Cuba and Back by Richard Henry Dana
  12. Now she longed with increasing intensity to use Mrs. Shiffney as a test. ” – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  13. Go off about your business, if you have any, said Sam, his confidence increasing every moment that he spoke. ” – Lost in the Cañon by Alfred R. Calhoun
  14. It simply goes on and on increasing every- Try silence, she said. ” – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  15. Those who remain keep increasing their fire! ” – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  16. He further finds that he has increasing difficulty in thinking of the things which he wishes to say. ” – Stammering, Its Cause and Cure by Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue
  17. There is also a pretty large village of Americans, which is rapidly increasing – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. Nor is this enough, proceeded he with increasing enthusiasm. ” – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  19. May the number of such be daily increasing – The Dairyman's Daughter by Legh Richmond
  20. “ No. 3. Reverse No. 2 hardly touching the board at first and increasing the pressure toward the lower end. ” – Blackboard Drawing by Frederick Whitney