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increase

Translation of increase in Spanish:

intransitive verb

American English: /ɪnˈkris/
British English: /ɪnˈkriːs/
  • (number/size)
    aumentar
    (prices)
    aumentar
    subir
    (influence/popularity)
    crecer
    aumentar
    (trade/output/production)
    aumentar
    incrementarse [formal]
    (wealth/knowledge/power/crime)
    aumentar
    (pain/love/joy)
    aumentar
    (temperature/pressure)
    aumentar
    subir
    (speed/rate)
    aumentar
    (wind/rain)
    arreciar
    to increase in somethingto increase in size/weight
    aumentar de tamaño/peso
    to increase in number/popularity/importance
    crecer en número/popularidad/importancia
    to increase in length
    alargarse
    extenderse
    to increase in value
    aumentar de valor
    revalorizarse
    Example sentences
    • They had the choice of increasing the size of the dairy herd or changing the system completely.
    • The operators are reducing the amount they pay out and increasing the amount they take in.
    • The core of the movement has been increasing in size and in depth of knowledge.

transitive verb

American English: /ɪnˈkris/
British English: /ɪnˈkriːs/
  • (number/size)
    aumentar
    (prices)
    aumentar
    subir
    (wealth/knowledge)
    aumentar
    acrecentar
    (noise/difficulty/pain/joy)
    aumentar
    we are increasing our efforts to find them
    estamos multiplicando or redoblando nuestros esfuerzos para encontrarlos
    it will increase your chances
    te dará más posibilidades
    with increased efficiency
    con mayor eficiencia
    his increased popularity is due in part to …
    su mayor popularidad se debe en parte a …

noun

uncountable or countableAmerican English: /ˈɪnkris/
British English: /ˈɪŋkriːs/
  • 1 a rent/price increase
    un aumento del alquiler/precio
    an increase of 30% in the number of applicants
    un aumento del 30% en el número de candidatos
    to be on the increase
    estar en aumento
    ir en aumento
    drug-taking is still on the increase
    el consumo de drogas sigue en aumento
  • 2 (rise in pay)
    Example sentences
    • No money was available to cover pay rises, and if increases were given jobs could be lost.
    • The union has asked for the increase to counter the rise in council tax and house prices in the city.
    • This scenario would probably give rise to gradual increases in geothermal gradient.

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