Share this entry


Synonyms of increase in English:


  • 1 demand is likely to increase
    grow, get bigger, get larger, enlarge, expand, swell;
    rise, climb, escalate, soar, surge, rocket, shoot up, spiral;
    intensify, strengthen, extend, heighten, stretch, spread, widen;
    multiply, snowball, mushroom, proliferate, balloon, build up, mount up, pile up, accrue, accumulate
    [Antonyms] decrease
  • 2 higher expectations will increase user demand
    add to, make larger, make bigger, augment, supplement, top up, build up, extend, raise, swell, inflate;
    magnify, maximize, intensify, strengthen, heighten, amplify
    informalup, jack up, hike up, bump up, torque up, crank up
    [Antonyms] reduce
  • noun

    Back to top  
  • 1 the increase in size an increase in demand
    growth, rise, enlargement, expansion, extension, multiplication, elevation, inflation;
    increment, addition, augmentation;
    magnification, intensification, amplification, climb, escalation, surge, upsurge, upswing, spiral, spurt
    [Antonyms] decrease, reduction
  • Definition of increase in:

    Share this entry


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources