What is increase?

  • (noun): The act of increasing something.
    Example: "He gave me an increase in salary"
    Synonyms: step-up
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on increase:

Laptop - Disadvantages - Ergonomics and Health Effects - Possible Effect On Fertility
... researchers found that heat generated from laptops can increase the temperature of the lap of male users when balancing the computer on their lap ... of 21 and 35, found that the sitting position required to balance a laptop can increase scrotum temperature by as much as 2.1 °C (3.78 °F) ... The resulting heat increase, which could not be offset by a laptop cushion, may increase male infertility ...
United Voice - Current Campaigns - Big Steps
... United Voice is running a national campaign to increase the wages of child care workers also known as early childhood education and care (ECEC) ... childcare centres $1.4 billion in extra funding to increase staff wages without increasing fees for parents ... They want the average wage to increase from $18.58 an hour to $26 ...
Index Of Sustainable Economic Welfare - Trend of ISEW in The USA
... The results reveal that the increase in economic welfare of an average American has stabilised after the 1970s although the economic growth, measured by GDP, has continued to grow ... main reasons for this development in which an increase in production does not necessarily lead to an increase in welfare ...
... For example, an increase of $ 0.15 on a price of $ 2.50 is an increase by a fraction of 0.15/2.50 = 0.06 ... Expressed as a percentage, this is therefore a 6% increase ... percent, an alternative wording in terms of a change in an observed value is “an increase/decrease by a factor of...”” ...
Performance Improvement
... of a particular process or procedure, then modifying the process or procedure to increase the output, increase efficiency, or increase the effectiveness of the ... primary goals of organizational improvement are to increase organizational effectiveness and efficiency to improve the ability of the organization to deliver goods and or services ...

More definitions of "increase":

  • (noun): The amount by which something increases.
    Example: "They proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
    Synonyms: increment
  • (verb): Make bigger or more.
    Example: "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
  • (noun): A change resulting in an increase.
    Example: "The increase is scheduled for next month"
  • (noun): A process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important.
    Example: "The increase in unemployment"
    Synonyms: increment, growth
  • (verb): Become bigger or greater in amount.
    Example: "The amount of work increased"

Famous quotes containing the word increase:

    Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    The personal touch between the people and the man to whom they temporarily delegated power of course conduces to a better understanding between them. Moreover, I ought not to omit to mention as a useful result of my journeying that I am to visit a great many expositions and fairs, and that the curiosity to see the President will certainly increase the box receipts and tend to rescue many commendable enterprises from financial disaster.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    I have an intense personal interest in making the use of American capital in the development of China an instrument for the promotion of the welfare of China, and an increase in her material prosperity without entanglements or creating embarrassment affecting the growth of her independent political power, and the preservation of her territorial integrity.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)