Definition of INCREASES

noun : INCREASES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a change resulting in an increase; "the increase is scheduled for next month" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare" ;

verb : INCREASES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased" ;

  • 2. (

    ) make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted" ;


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