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English noun: step-up

1. step-up (act) the act of increasing something


SamplesHe gave me an increase in salary.


Synonymsincrease


Broader (hypernym)change of magnitude


Narrower (hyponym)accrual, 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


Antonymsreduction, step-down, diminution, decrease









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