Synonyms for augment
- add to
- build up
- beef up
- tag on
Antonyms for augment
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AUGMENT
We shall at least, by this means, be sensible of our ignorance, if we do not augment our knowledge.
Those amendments, however, did but tend to augment their influence and their power.
"No doubt my Augment Index will bear it out," he said bitterly.
In Switzerland the number of German firms is large and continues to augment.
France needed an American army at once to augment her man power.
Instead of calming him I endeavoured to augment his misery by my complaints.
An ill Hand may diminish, but a good Hand cannot augment its Beauty.
The hot tea which he was made to drink, only served to augment the fever.
He switched on the light to augment the red glow which came from the fire.
These seemed only to augment the mirth and spitefulness of his tormentors.
c.1400, from Old French augmenter "increase, enhance" (14c.), from Late Latin augmentare "to increase," from Latin augmentum "an increase," from augere "to increase, make big, enlarge, enrich," from PIE root *aug- "to increase" (cf. Sanskrit ojas- "strength;" Lithuanian augu "to grow," aukstas "high, of superior rank;" Greek auxo "increase," auxein "to increase;" Gothic aukan "to grow, increase;" Old English eacien "to increase"). Related: Augmented; augmenting. As a noun from early 15c.