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increase

Synonyms of increase in English:

verb

  • 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
    literary wax
    [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
    informal up, jack up, hike up, bump up, torque up, crank up
    [Antonyms] reduce
  • noun

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  • 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
    informal hike
    [Antonyms] decrease, reduction
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