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Definition 1: the amount by which something increases - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where increment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare

Synonyms for increment in the sense of this definition

(increment is a kind of ...) the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion

"an adequate amount of food for four people"

(... is a kind of increment ) the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input

(... is a kind of increment ) increase in the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance

(... is a kind of increment ) increase in price

(... is a kind of increment ) the amount a salary is increased

"he got a 3% raise" "he got a wage hike"

(... is a kind of increment ) an increase in cost

"they asked for a 10% rise in rates"

(... is a kind of increment ) a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)

(... is a kind of increment ) the amount by which taxes are increased

"a tax increase of 15 percent"

(... is a kind of increment ) a small increase

"the up-tick in terrorist activity"

Definition 2: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important - [noun denoting process]

Samples where increment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the increase in unemployment
  • the growth of population

Synonyms for increment in the sense of this definition

(increment is a kind of ...) a 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"

(... is a kind of increment ) (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers

(... is a kind of increment ) a rapid and abundant increase

(... is a kind of increment ) a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons)

"the proliferation of nuclear weapons"

(... is a kind of increment ) increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or state

(... is a kind of increment ) a multiplicative increase

"repeated copying leads to a multiplication of errors" "this multiplication of cells is a natural correlate of growth"

(... is a kind of increment ) (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases

(... is a kind of increment ) (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles

(... is a kind of increment ) (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment

(... is a kind of increment ) an increase by natural growth or addition

(... is a kind of increment ) a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group)

"the art collection grew through accession"

(... is a kind of increment ) an increase in width

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