Synonyms of increase in English:

increase


See definition of increase

verb

1‘gas demand is likely to increase’

SYNONYMS

grow, get bigger, get larger, become greater, enlarge, expand, swell

rise, climb, escalate, soar, surge, rocket, shoot up, spiral

improve, intensify, strengthen

heighten, lengthen, extend, stretch, spread, widen

multiply, snowball, mushroom, proliferate, balloon, build up, mount up, pile up, accrue, accumulate

literary wax

ANTONYMS

decrease

2‘higher expectations will increase user demand’

SYNONYMS

add to, make larger, make bigger, make greater, augment, supplement, top up, build up, enlarge, expand, extend, raise, multiply, elevate, swell, inflate

magnify, intensify, strengthen, amplify, heighten, escalate

improve, make better, boost, ameliorate, enhance, enrich, upgrade

worsen, make worse, exacerbate, aggravate, inflame, compound, reinforce

informal up, jack up, hike up, hike, bump up, crank up, step up

ANTONYMS

reduce


noun

1‘the increase in size’

SYNONYMS

growth, rise, enlargement, expansion, extension, multiplication, elevation, swelling, inflation

increment, addition, augmentation

magnification, intensification, strengthening, amplification, stepping up, step up, heightening

climb, escalation, surge, upsurge, upswing, spiral

improvement, boost, amelioration, enhancement, upgrade, upturn

worsening, exacerbation, aggravation

development, advance, boom, spurt, snowballing, mushrooming

informal hike

ANTONYMS

decrease, reduction