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Definition of Augment


  1. To enlarge or increase in size, amount, or degree; to swell; to make bigger; as, to augment an army by reeforcements; rain augments a stream; impatience augments an evil.
  2. To add an augment to.
  3. To increase; to grow larger, stronger, or more intense; as, a stream augments by rain.
  4. Enlargement by addition; increase.
  5. A vowel prefixed, or a lengthening of the initial vowel, to mark past time, as in Greek and Sanskrit verbs.

Augment Translations

augment in Dutch is uitbouwen, vergroten, uitbreiden
augment in French is agrandir, propager
augment in Portuguese is aumente
augment in Spanish is acrecentar