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The increase is manageable, but logistically challenging given social distancing requirements, says Lithander.

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All regions except the Northeast experienced modest increases in seroprevalence over the course of the summer.

Historically, the less-expensive systems sell more units, driving an increase in revenue from games.

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There was a marked increase when Brazil hosted the football World Cup in 2014 and followed by the Olympics in 2016.

The unprecedented shift to remote work and online learning, combined with a dramatic increase in movie streaming, videoconferencing, and social media traffic, has led to significant spikes in internet use.

Industry experts claim an increase in awareness amongst men when it comes to styles, design, and price regarding their underwear.

That indicated a relatively rapid increase in methane, followed by an equally fast decrease.

In Kentucky the bourbon distillers have had to increase their payrolls by 77 per cent in two years to meet the demand.

In exchange for the increase in sales, the dispensaries pay the service, not the consumer.

Both give estimates of how many U.S. workers would benefit from an increase in the minimum wage.

The occasion should be seized also to increase the balances of depositors who carry unprofitable accounts.

An increase is also noted in the uric-acid diathesis and in diseases accompanied by respiratory insufficiency.

Simple constipation and diseases of the large intestine alone do not increase the amount of indican.

Instinctively he tried to hide both pain and anger—it could only increase this distance that was already there.

The ability to sustain the tone for a long time will increase, and with it the power of the muscles exercised.


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What are other ways to say increase?

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. Augment, a more formal word, means to make greater, especially by addition from the outside: to augment one’s income (by doing extra work).

On this page you'll find 313 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to increase, such as: boost, development, escalation, expansion, gain, and hike.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.