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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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