increase

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1 increase /ɪnˈkriːs/ verb
increases; increased; increasing
1 increase
/ɪnˈkriːs/
verb
increases; increased; increasing
Learner's definition of INCREASE
[no object] : to become larger or greater in size, amount, number, etc.
[+ object] : to make (something) larger or greater in size, amount, number, etc.
opposite decrease

— increased

adjective

— increasing

adjective
2 increase /ˈɪnˌkriːs/ noun
plural increases
2 increase
/ˈɪnˌkriːs/
noun
plural increases
Learner's definition of INCREASE
: the act of becoming larger or of making something larger or greater in size, amount, number, etc.
[count]
[noncount]
[count] : the amount by which something is made larger or greater
opposite decrease

on the increase

: becoming more in size, amount, number, etc. : increasing
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