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umento [u.min.tu.] : increase (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: aumento: increase ]
Synonyms: dungag

Derivatives of umento

n. (quantity)1. addition, gain, increasea quantity that is added.; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
~ indefinite quantityan estimated quantity.
~ accretionsomething contributing to growth or increase.; "he scraped away the accretions of paint"; "the central city surrounded by recent accretions"
n. (event)2. increasea change resulting in an increase.; "the increase is scheduled for next month"
~ alteration, change, modificationan event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another.; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
~ augmentationthe amount by which something increases.
~ concentrationincrease in density.
~ explosiona sudden great increase.; "the population explosion"; "the information explosion"
~ jump, leapa sudden and decisive increase.; "a jump in attendance"
~ run-up, runupa substantial increase over a relatively short period of time.; "a runup in interest rates"; "market runups are followed by corrections"
~ waxinga gradual increase in magnitude or extent.; "the waxing of the moon"
n. (process)3. growth, increase, incrementa process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important.; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"
~ physical process, processa sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states.; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
~ accessiona process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group).; "the art collection grew through accession"
~ accretion, accumulationan increase by natural growth or addition.
~ accretion(geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment.
~ accretion(biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles.
~ accretion(astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases.
~ multiplicationa multiplicative increase.; "repeated copying leads to a multiplication of errors"; "this multiplication of cells is a natural correlate of growth"
~ population growthincrease in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state.
~ proliferationa rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons).; "the proliferation of nuclear weapons"
~ pullulationa rapid and abundant increase.
~ relaxation(physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers.
~ widening, broadeningan increase in width.
n. (attribute)4. increase, incrementthe amount by which something increases.; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
~ amountthe relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion.; "an adequate amount of food for four people"
~ amplification, gainthe amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input.
~ fare increaseincrease in the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance.
~ price increaseincrease in price.
~ raise, salary increase, wage hike, wage increase, hike, risethe amount a salary is increased.; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
~ cost increase, boost, hike, risean increase in cost.; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
~ supplementation, supplementa quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency).
~ tax-increase, tax boost, tax hikethe amount by which taxes are increased.; "a tax increase of 15 percent"
~ up-ticka small increase.; "the up-tick in terrorist activity"
n. (act)5. increase, step-upthe act of increasing something.; "he gave me an increase in salary"
~ change of magnitudethe act of changing the amount or size of something.
~ additionthe act of adding one thing to another.; "the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect"; "the addition of a leap day every four years"
~ advance, riseincrease in price or value.; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market"
~ appreciationan increase in price or value.; "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate"
~ surge, upsurgea sudden or abrupt strong increase.; "stimulated a surge of speculation"; "an upsurge of emotion"; "an upsurge in violent crime"
~ augmentationthe act of augmenting.
~ amplification(electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current.
~ enlargement, expansionthe act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope.
~ escalationan increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy.; "higher wages caused an escalation of prices"; "there was a gradual escalation of hostilities"
~ maximation, maximisation, maximizationthe act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or position.
~ exaggerationthe act of making something more noticeable than usual.; "the dance involved a deliberate exaggeration of his awkwardness"
~ expanding upon, expansionadding information or detail.
~ accrual, accruement, accumulationthe act of accumulating.
~ inclusionthe act of including.
~ aggrandisement, aggrandizement, elevationthe act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something.; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"
~ strengtheningthe act of increasing the strength of something.
~ intensificationaction that makes something stronger or more extreme.
~ intensificationthe act of increasing the contrast of (a photographic film).
~ split up, stock split, splitan increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity.; "they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock"
v. (change)6. increasebecome bigger or greater in amount.; "The amount of work increased"
~ accruegrow by addition.; "The interest accrues"
~ spikemanifest a sharp increase.; "the voltage spiked"
~ add tohave an increased effect.; "This adds to my worries"
~ gain, gatherincrease or develop.; "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed"
~ irrupt, explodeincrease rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner.; "The population of India is exploding"; "The island's rodent population irrupted"
~ pyramidincrease rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base.
~ snowballincrease or accumulate at a rapidly accelerating rate.
~ amass, conglomerate, cumulate, pile up, accumulate, gathercollect or gather.; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
~ change magnitudechange in size or magnitude.
~ addmake an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of.; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"
~ deepen, intensifybecome more intense.; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
~ compound, deepen, intensify, heightenmake more intense, stronger, or more marked.; "The efforts were intensified"; "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"
~ growbecome larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain.; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
~ pullulatebecome abundant; increase rapidly.
~ widenbecome broader or wider or more extensive.; "The road widened"
~ revalue, apprise, apprize, appreciategain in value.; "The yen appreciated again!"
~ broadenbecome broader.; "The road broadened"
~ shoot uprise dramatically.; "Prices shot up overnight"
~ mount, wax, climb, risego up or advance.; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
~ full, waxincrease in phase.; "the moon is waxing"
~ crescendogrow louder.; "The music crescendoes here"
~ swellincrease in size, magnitude, number, or intensity.; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
v. (change)7. increasemake bigger or more.; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
~ alter, change, modifycause to change; make different; cause a transformation.; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
~ stretch, extendincrease in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance.; "stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice"
~ augmentenlarge or increase.; "The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East"
~ build upenlarge, develop, or increase by degrees or in stages.; "build up your savings"
~ enlargemake larger.; "She enlarged the flower beds"
~ upraise.; "up the ante"
~ raiseraise the level or amount of something.; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
~ blow up, enlarge, magnifymake large.; "blow up an image"
~ manifold, multiplycombine or increase by multiplication.; "He managed to multiply his profits"
~ ramp up, work up, build up, buildbolster or strengthen.; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
~ inflate, amplify, expand, blow upexaggerate or make bigger.; "The charges were inflated"
~ escalate, intensify, step upincrease in extent or intensity.; "The Allies escalated the bombing"
~ boostgive a boost to; be beneficial to.; "The tax cut will boost the economy"
~ lengthenmake longer.; "Lengthen this skirt, please"
~ regenerateamplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit.
~ maximize, maximisemake as big or large as possible.; "Maximize your profits!"
~ heightenmake more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity.; "heightened interest"
~ heighten, risebecome more extreme.; "The tension heightened"
~ rev, rev upincrease the number of rotations per minute.; "rev up an engine"
~ rev up, step upspeed up.; "let's rev up production"
~ supercharge, advance, boostincrease or raise.; "boost the voltage in an electrical circuit"
~ extend, broaden, widenextend in scope or range or area.; "The law was extended to all citizens"; "widen the range of applications"; "broaden your horizon"; "Extend your backyard"
~ kiteincrease the amount (of a check) fraudulently.; "He kited many checks"