Definition of augment in English:

augment

Line breaks: aug|ment

verb

Pronunciation: /ɔːgˈmɛnt
 
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[with object]

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːgm(ə)nt
 
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  • A vowel prefixed to past tenses of verbs in Greek and certain other Indo-European languages.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French augmenter (verb), augment (noun), or late Latin augmentare, from Latin augere 'to increase'.

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