increase

meaning: the act of increasing something (noun)

example:They gave me an increase in salary.

synonyms:step-up,


meaning: the amount by which something increases (noun)

example:they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare

synonyms:augmentation, increment,


meaning: a change resulting in an increase (noun)

example:the increase is scheduled for next month


meaning: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important (noun)

example:the increase in unemployment

synonyms:increment, growth,


meaning: a quantity that is added (noun)

synonyms:addition, gain,


meaning: make bigger or more (verb)

example:The boss finally increased everyone's salary.


meaning: become bigger or greater in amount (verb)

example:The amount of work increased