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synonyms for augment

  • add to
  • amplify
  • boost
  • build up
  • develop
  • enhance
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • heighten
  • inflate
  • intensify
  • multiply
  • reinforce
  • strengthen
  • aggrandize
  • build
  • compound
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • magnify
  • mount
  • pad
  • piggyback
  • progress
  • raise
  • sweeten
  • swell
  • beef up
  • tag on
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antonyms for augment

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  • abridge
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • discourage
  • halt
  • hurt
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • decline
  • demolish
  • depress
  • destroy
  • diminish
  • drop
  • raze
  • stop
  • degrade
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Augment, a somewhat formal word, means to make greater, especially by addition from the outside: to augment one’s income (by doing extra work). To increase means to make greater, as in quantity, extent, or degree: to increase someone’s salary; to increase the velocity; to increase the (degree of) concentration. Enlarge means to make greater in size, extent, or range: to enlarge a building, a business, one’s conceptions.

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How to use augment in a sentence

Le nombre des Marchaux fut limit et non augment sous la Restoration.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
The Secretary's remedy is to set them to raise provisions themselves, and thus augment the supply, while they diminish the demand.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
But this one affection only served to augment the mischief that he wrought.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
The duty of a being is to persevere in its being and even to augment the characteristics which specialize it.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
Would it become us to take from our few necessities, what could not much augment the comforter minister to the wants of others?
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
Her rage and indignation continued to augment as the minutes passed and no bell summoned her back to her duties.
MRS. VANDERSTEIN'S JEWELSMRS. CHARLES BRYCE
Will you, on the contrary, after the example of your fathers, augment the resources of Rome?
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
When they fought, it was much more to increase their riches by pillage than to augment the number of their subjects.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
Hence the masons were greatly favoured by the popes, and many indulgences were granted, to augment their numbers.
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