Increase - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 24/03/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Increase.

ACCRUAL
  1. the act of accumulating
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AUGMENT
  1. enlarge or increase; "The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East"
  2. grow or intensify; "The pressure augmented"
ESCALATE
  1. increase in extent or intensity; "The Allies escalated the bombing"
EXPAND
  1. become larger in size or volume or quantity; "his business expanded rapidly"
  2. exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated"
  3. grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
  4. expand the influence of; "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"
  5. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
  6. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
  7. extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
GAIN
  1. win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
  2. earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
  3. derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"
  4. the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
  5. obtain; "derive pleasure from one's garden"
  6. the advantageous quality of being beneficial
  7. the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating
  8. a 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"
  9. increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"
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GROW
  1. develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast";
  2. become attached by or as if by the process of growth; "The tree trunks had grown together"
  3. grow emotionally or mature;
  4. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;
  5. come into existence; take on form or shape;
  6. come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard";
  7. pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become;
  8. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain;
HIKE
  1. a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a hike in her spare time"
  2. the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
  3. an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
  4. walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"
  5. increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
RUNUP
  1. a substantial increase over a relatively short period of time; "a runup in interest rates"; "market runups are followed by corrections"
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WAX
  1. go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
  2. increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"
  3. cover with wax; "wax the car"
  4. any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water

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