increase

Increase is on the Basic English 850 List.
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increase

PronunciationEdit

verb
noun

VerbEdit

Plain form
increase

Third-person singular
increases

Past tense
increased

Past participle
increased

Present participle
increasing

Increase is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
 
Something is increasing
  1. To grow; to become bigger.
    The amount of money in my bank account is increasing.

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

Singular
increase

Plural
increases

Increase is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. The amount which something has grown
    There was an increase in movie releases last year.

AntonymsEdit