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Adjective: increasing  in'kree-sing
  1. Becoming greater or larger
    "increasing prices"
  2. (music) increasing in tempo and/or volume
Verb: increase  'in,krees
  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"
  3. Add something extra to make more intense or better
    "This will increase your enjoyment";
    - enhance, heighten, raise

See also: accelerando, accelerative, acceleratory, accretionary, accretive, augmentative, crescendo, incorporative, maximising [Brit], maximizing, multiplicative, profit-maximising, profit-maximizing, progressive, raising

Type of: alter, change, change magnitude, compound, deepen, heighten, intensify, modify

Antonym: decrease, decreasing, diminish

Encyclopedia: Increasing

Increase, Mississippi