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Entry Word: increase
Function: noun
Text: 1 something added (as by growth) <shortly after he turned 12, he had a sudden height increase>
Synonyms accretion, accrual, addendum, addition, augmentation, boost, expansion, gain, increment, plus, proliferation, raise, rise, supplement
Related Words accumulation; complement; appendix, continuation, extension, uptrend, upturn; jump
Near Antonyms deduction
Antonyms abatement, decrease, diminishment, lessening, lowering, reduction
2 the act or process of becoming greater in number <the increase in the number of students enrolled at the school was very gradual> -- see MULTIPLICATION