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  • nounaddition, growth
  • verbadd or grow

synonyms for increases

  • boost
  • development
  • escalation
  • expansion
  • gain
  • hike
  • increment
  • inflation
  • merger
  • raise
  • rise
  • surge
  • upsurge
  • upturn
  • access
  • accession
  • accretion
  • accrual
  • accumulation
  • aggrandizement
  • augmentation
  • breakthrough
  • burgeoning
  • cumulation
  • elaboration
  • enlargement
  • exaggeration
  • extension
  • incorporation
  • intensification
  • maximization
  • multiplication
  • optimization
  • spread
  • step-up
  • swell
  • swelling
  • upgrade
  • waxing
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antonyms for increases

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • drop
  • loss
  • shrinkage
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • reduction
  • depletion
  • diminishment
  • subtraction
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How to use increases in a sentence

In short, on my arrival I was at once much disappointed, and this disappointment rather increases than otherwise.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
It is true that up to a certain point shortening the hours of labor actually increases the total product.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
To suddenly discover oneself proficient where failure had been feared increases self esteem and adds to the sum of happiness.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
It increases the general Impressionability, so that all First Impressions must be more vivid than they have ever been before.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The cost of this conversion naturally increases the longer action is deferred, and in any case would be very great.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
As population increases the use of streams becomes greater, and questions concerning their use more difficult.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Instead of this, chemistry, every year, reveals new substances and increases our knowledge of nature's variety.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
The diminished proportions of the less to the greater number also increases the proportion of glory.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Situated in the midst of a great improving country, their business extends, and increases in importance every year.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
The taste for fancy work increases daily, and can be made not only ornamental, but useful.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
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