Definition of Increasing

1. Adjective. Becoming greater or larger. "Increasing prices"




2. Adjective. Music.
Similar to: Accelerando, Crescendo
Antonyms: Decreasing

Definition of Increasing

1. Verb. (present participle of increase) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Increasing

1. increase [v] - See also: increase

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Increasing

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increaseth
increasing (current term)
increasing function
increasing functions
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incredibleness
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incredulities
incredulity
incredulous

Literary usage of Increasing

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1867)
"On the means of increasing the Quantity of Electricity given by ... But, as far as I know, much has not been attempted towards increasing the power of the ..."

2. Advertising, Its Principles and Practice by Harry Tipper, Harry Levi Hollingworth, George Burton Hotchkiss, Frank Alvah Parsons (1919)
"increasing Consumption This case is quite the reverse of the previous case. If it is desirable that we should attempt to increase the sale of an article by ..."

3. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"The demand for wood is yearly increasing and each year the power of the woodlands to supply it is diminishing. An abundant supply of wood and timber must be ..."

4. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"of the figures represented by them, are in the same ratio, eg 3 and 27 ; increasing numbers are those which are less than the sum of their parts, ..."

5. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1902)
"A large part of the discussion consists of the description of similar " devices for increasing the accuracy or rapidity of surveying operations," and needs ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"... by rendering the kite heavier, so that the ratio of weight to surface is increased ; and, secondly, by increasing the head-resistance of the kite. ..."

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