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increments

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

Synonyms for increments

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

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

Let these increments be produced, and it is possible for the many to share in them.

It might be argued that the latter theory can also be fairly applied to increments of land value that are to arise in the future.

Now the public appropriation of all future increments of land value would evidently be beneficial to the community as a whole.

Part of it is deposited and frozen, and by increments the icing of these monstrous "cakes" is built up.

He made no attempt as yet to correlate these increments, these glimpses of truth into a system, but stored them preciously away.

The diminishing utility of successive portions (doses or increments, as they are called) may be represented by a curve of utility.

Thus bromine and iodine replace chlorine with increments of about 22 and 50 respectively.

The increments of capital due to the earlier changes are far more than is required by the introduction of any later one.

In the figures A and B the perpendicular line ai represents a number of increments of production.

The increments of load should be chosen so as to furnish about ten points on the stress-strain diagram below the elastic limit.

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.