increasingly


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in·crease

 (ĭn-krēs′)
v. in·creased, in·creas·ing, in·creas·es
v.intr.
1. To become greater or larger.
2. To multiply; reproduce.
v.tr.
To make greater or larger.
n. (ĭn′krēs′)
1. The act of increasing: a steady increase in temperature.
2. The amount or rate by which something is increased: a tax increase of 15 percent.
3. Obsolete Reproduction and spread; propagation.
Idiom:
on the increase
Increasing, especially in frequency of occurrence: Crime is on the increase.

[Middle English encresen, from Old French encreistre, encreiss-, from Latin incrēscere : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + crēscere, to grow; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

in·creas′a·ble adj.
in·creas′er n.
in·creas′ing·ly adv.
Synonyms: increase, expand, enlarge, augment, multiply1
These verbs mean to make or become greater or larger. Increase sometimes suggests steady growth: The president's economic program is designed to increase consumer confidence. The city's population increased during the last decade. Expand applies especially to an increase in size, volume, or scope: Visiting the botanical garden has expanded my interest in tropical plants. These plant fibers expand when water is plentiful. Enlarge often implies an increase in size, area, or extent, as by widening or broadening: The landowner enlarged her property by repeated purchases. The disease causes the kidneys to enlarge. Augment usually applies to an increase that is already developed or well under way: She augmented her collection of books each month. As the pressure augments, the volume of the steam decreases. To multiply is to increase in number: The internet has multiplied the ways in which consumers can buy goods. The number of tourists visiting the town has multiplied since the highway opened.

in•creas•ing•ly

(ɪnˈkri sɪŋ li)
adv.
to an increasing degree.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.increasingly - advancing in amount or intensity; "she became increasingly depressed"

increasingly

adverb progressively, more and more, to an increasing extent, continuously more He was finding it increasingly difficult to make decisions.
Translations
بِشَكْلٍ مُتَزَايِدٍبِصورَةٍ مُتَزايِدَه
stále častějistále více
i tiltagende gradmere og mere
lisääntyvässä määrin
sve više
mindinkább
í vaxandi mæli
ますます
점점
alltmer
อย่างมากขึ้น
gitgide artarakgittikçe artarak
ngày càng tăng

increasingly

[ɪnˈkriːsɪŋlɪ] ADVcada vez más
he was finding it increasingly difficult to make decisionsle resultaba cada vez más difícil tomar decisiones
Spanish food is becoming increasingly popularla comida española se está volviendo cada vez más popular or está alcanzando una popularidad cada vez mayor
it is becoming increasingly obvious thatestá cada vez más claro que ...
they are relying increasingly on foreign importscada vez dependen más de las importaciones extranjeras

increasingly

[ɪnˈkriːsɪŋli] adv
[difficult, reliant] → de plus en plus
(= more and more often) → de plus en plus souvent

increasingly

advzunehmend, immer mehr; he became increasingly angryer wurde immer or zunehmend ärgerlicher; increasingly, people are finding that …man findet in zunehmendem Maße, dass …; this is increasingly the casedies ist immer häufiger der Fall

increasingly

[ɪnˈkriːsɪŋlɪ] advsempre più

increase

(inˈkriːs) verb
to (cause to) grow in size, number etc. The number of children in this school has increased greatly in recent years.
(ˈinkriːs) noun
(the amount, number etc added by) growth. There has been some increase in business; The increase in the population over the last ten years was 40,000.
inˈcreasingly adverb
more and more. It became increasingly difficult to find helpers.
on the increase
becoming more frequent or becoming greater. Acts of violence are on the increase.

increasingly

بِشَكْلٍ مُتَزَايِدٍ stále častěji i tiltagende grad zunehmend όλο και περισσότερο cada vez más lisääntyvässä määrin de plus en plus sve više sempre più ますます 점점 in toenemende mate økende coraz więcej progressivamente все больше и больше alltmer อย่างมากขึ้น gitgide artarak ngày càng tăng 日益
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The material distinctions of rank and wealth he increasingly despised.
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Those that follow are naturally increasingly interesting and entertaining.
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