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Verb: augment  og'ment
  1. Enlarge or increase
    "The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East"
     
  2. Grow or intensify
    "The pressure augmented"
     
  3. (music) increase an interval by a semitone

Derived forms: augmented, augments, augmenting

Type of: grow, increase

Encyclopedia: Augment