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Engelsk navneord: increase

1. increase (om mængde el. mål) a quantity that is added

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was an addition to property taxes this year.
They recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)addition, gain

Mindre specifikke termerindefinite quantity

Mere specifikke termeraccretion

2. increase (om begivenhed) a change resulting in an increase

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe increase is scheduled for next month.

Mindre specifikke termeralteration, change, modification

Mere specifikke termeraugmentation, concentration, explosion, jump, leap, run-up, runup, waxing

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)decrease, lessening, drop-off

3. increase (om proces) a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe increase in unemployment.
The growth of population.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)growth, increment

Mindre specifikke termerphysical process, process

Mere specifikke termeraccession, accretion, accretion, accretion, accretion, accumulation, broadening, multiplication, population growth, proliferation, pullulation, relaxation, widening

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)decrease, decrement

4. increase (om egenskab) the amount by which something increases

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)increment

Mindre specifikke termeramount

Mere specifikke termeramplification, boost, cost increase, fare increase, gain, hike, hike, price increase, raise, rise, rise, salary increase, supplement, supplementation, tax boost, tax hike, tax-increase, up-tick, wage hike, wage increase

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)decrement, decrease

5. increase (om handling) the act of increasing something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe gave me an increase in salary.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)step-up

Mindre specifikke termerchange of magnitude

Mere specifikke termeraccrual, accruement, accumulation, addition, advance, aggrandisement, aggrandizement, amplification, appreciation, augmentation, elevation, enlargement, escalation, exaggeration, expanding upon, expansion, expansion, inclusion, intensification, intensification, maximation, maximisation, maximization, rise, split, split up, stock split, strengthening, surge, upsurge

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease

Engelsk udsagnsord: increase

1. increase (om ændring) become bigger or greater in amount

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe amount of work increased.

Eksempler på anvendelseTheir earnings increase this year

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termerchange magnitude

Mere specifikke termeraccrue, accumulate, add, add to, amass, appreciate, apprise, apprize, broaden, climb, compound, conglomerate, crescendo, cumulate, deepen, deepen, explode, full, gain, gather, gather, grow, heighten, intensify, intensify, irrupt, mount, pile up, pullulate, pyramid, revalue, rise, shoot up, snowball, spike, swell, wax, wax, widen

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

2. increase (om ændring) make bigger or more

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe boss finally increased her salary.
The university increased the number of students it admitted.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey increase their earnings this year

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify

Mere specifikke termeradvance, amplify, augment, blow up, blow up, boost, boost, broaden, build, build up, build up, enlarge, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, extend, heighten, heighten, inflate, intensify, kite, lengthen, magnify, manifold, maximise, maximize, multiply, raise, ramp up, regenerate, rev, rev up, rev up, rise, step up, step up, stretch, supercharge, up, widen, work up

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)minify, decrease, lessen

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