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increase

  

      vb  
1    add to, advance, aggrandize, amplify, augment, boost, build up, develop, dilate, enhance, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, grow, heighten, inflate, intensify, magnify, mount, multiply, proliferate, prolong, raise, snowball, spread, step up     (informal)   strengthen, swell, wax  
      n  
2    addition, augmentation, boost, development, enlargement, escalation, expansion, extension, gain, growth, increment, intensification, rise, upsurge, upturn  
3    on the increase      developing, escalating, expanding, growing, increasing, multiplying, on the rise, proliferating, spreading  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb   abate, abbreviate, abridge, condense, curtail, decline, decrease, deflate, diminish, dwindle, lessen, reduce, shorten, shrink  
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n.
salary increase
n.
the part of philosophy that deals with knowledge
n.
Bookish knowledge; knowledge obtained through hearsay, has no sound basis
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
n.
the process of using the knowledge or information you have in order to understand something or form an opinion, or the opinion that you form ()
I have to make deductions about the meaning of words in poem then, I could understand more.
n.
the method of using knowledge or information in order to understand something
Deduction in reading is a very important strategy because usually there are many words that you don't know, but can still be guessed with the prior knowledge you have.

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