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Definition 1: the act of increasing something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where step-up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave me an increase in salary

Synonyms for step-up in the sense of this definition

(step-up is a kind of ...) the act of changing the amount or size of something

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of increasing the contrast of (a photographic film)

(... is a kind of step-up ) action that makes something stronger or more extreme

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of increasing the strength of something

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something

"the aggrandizement of the king" "his elevation to cardinal"

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of including

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of accumulating

(... is a kind of step-up ) adding information or detail

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of making something more noticeable than usual

"the dance involved a deliberate exaggeration of his awkwardness"

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or position

(... is a kind of step-up ) an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy

"higher wages caused an escalation of prices" "there was a gradual escalation of hostilities"

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

(... is a kind of step-up ) (electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of augmenting

(... is a kind of step-up ) a sudden or abrupt strong increase

"stimulated a surge of speculation" "an upsurge of emotion" "an upsurge in violent crime"

(... is a kind of step-up ) an increase in price or value

"an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate"

(... is a kind of step-up ) increase in price or value

"the news caused a general advance on the stock market"

(... is a kind of step-up ) the act of adding one thing to another

"the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect" "the addition of a leap day every four years"

(... is a kind of step-up ) an 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"

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