Meaning of increase

Definition of increase

(noun) a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
a change resulting in an increase; "the increase is scheduled for next month"
a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"
the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
(verb) become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"

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