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increment

[ in-kruh-muh nt, ing- ]SEE DEFINITION OF increment

Synonyms for increment

  • accession
  • accretion
  • accrual
  • addition
  • advancement
  • augmentation
  • enlargement
  • increase
  • profit
  • raise
  • rise
  • supplement
  • accrument
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Antonyms for increment

  • decline
  • decrease
  • deduction
  • drop
  • fall
  • lessening
  • loss
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • subtraction
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INCREMENT

An increment of growth so minute as a millionth part of a mm.

It is a vicious circle, yet, somehow or other, there is an increment.

All the increment of human achievement goes to themthey own it a priori.

This extra product can be attributed entirely to the increment of labor.

All this increment should come to our nation and not go to any other.

"My doctor" knows much: but, if he should enlarge his knowledge just a little, my faith in him would stand the increment.

Washington's wealth was due in part to inheritance and a fortunate marriage, but most of all to the increment on land.

No attempt is made to segregate the entries by year, since we are interested in the total, not the annual increment.

Taking the increment values of land is, therefore, not so discriminative as it appears at first glance.

The increment tax is sometimes opposed on the ground that it is new, in fact, revolutionary.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "act or process of increasing," from Latin incrementum "growth, increase; an addition," from stem of increscere "to grow in or upon" (see increase). Meaning "amount of increase" first attested 1630s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INCREMENT

accession

nounsomething that augments, adds to
  • accretion
  • addition
  • augmentation
  • enlargement
  • extension
  • increase
  • increment
  • raise
  • rise
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