Definitions of increase:
  • noun:   the act of increasing something
    Example: "He gave me an increase in salary"
  • noun:   the amount by which something increases
    Example: "They proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
  • noun:   a change resulting in an increase
    Example: "The increase is scheduled for next month"
  • noun:   a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
    Example: "The increase in unemployment"
  • noun:   a quantity that is added
  • verb:   make bigger or more
    Example: "The boss finally increased her salary"
  • verb:   become bigger or greater in amount
    Example: "The amount of work increased"

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