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noun as in small step toward gain

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The cost per gem is the same, but the increments are different.

Donations flooded in from across the country, often in $5 and $10 increments from retirees, teachers, and homemakers.

I raised nearly half a million dollars, mostly in small increments from 2000 individuals representing every state in the country.

Instead of great leaps forward, it tends to move haltingly in grudging increments.

Unsurprisingly, much wider bands have more people in them than they would if you kept on extrapolating out in $5,000 increments.

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

Its work is measured not by the patents of standing it issues, but by the material increments of knowledge it yields.

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

If we supply the food unit by unit, the utility of the successive increments will decline along the curve BC.

We may represent a man's enlarging gratifications, not by such a mere series of quantitative increments, but by an enlarging area.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to increments, such as: supplement, raise, profit, rise, accrual, and accession.

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