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Definition of Increase

Increase

  1. To become greater or more in size, quantity, number, degree, value, intensity, power, authority, reputation, wealth; to grow; to augment; to advance; -- opposed to decrease.
  2. To multiply by the production of young; to be fertile, fruitful, or prolific.
  3. To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax; as, the moon increases.
  4. To augment or make greater in bulk, quantity, extent, value, or amount, etc.; to add to; to extend; to lengthen; to enhance; to aggravate; as, to increase one's possessions, influence.
  5. Addition or enlargement in size, extent, quantity, number, intensity, value, substance, etc.; augmentation; growth.
  6. That which is added to the original stock by augmentation or growth; produce; profit; interest.
  7. Progeny; issue; offspring.
  8. Generation.
  9. The period of increasing light, or luminous phase; the waxing; -- said of the moon.

Increase Quotations

The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.
Charles Stanley

Turkey's energy bill due to imports will fall with the increase in use of renewable energy sources. We have no control over the prices of petroleum and natural gas.
Ali Babacan

Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.
Alvin Toffler

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
Bruce Lee

No limits whatever are placed to the productions of the earth; they may increase forever.
Thomas Malthus
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Increase Translations

increase in Danish is tiltagende
increase in Dutch is opdrijven, verheffen, ophogen
increase in French is agrandir, accroitre, augmentons, augmentez
increase in Latin is auctus, amplio, progressio, ingemino, cresco
increase in Portuguese is aumento
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