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Word Example of - increase

    Example Sentences for increase

    The worthy man was overjoyed to be able to increase his daughter's happiness.

    If he should deserve an increase by and by, it would be all very well.

    Consequently the increase in exports and in imports grew steadily.

    To increase the heat, blasts of hot air are blown into the bottom of the furnace.

    That pleases me, and I study to be useful to him in every way I can, so as to increase his regard.

    Men are in demand, and an increase in their number increases their value.

    His dilatory action seemed to increase the young woman's panic.

    Only one increase, from 1800 to 1810, was less than 13 per cent.

    What he saw, if anything, caused him to increase his efforts.

    You can only increase love by increasing the faith from which it comes.

Word Origin & History of - increase

    Word Origin & History

    increase early 14c., from Anglo-Fr. encress-, from O.Fr. encreiss-, prp. stem of encreistre, from L. increscere "to increase," from in- "in" + crescere "to grow" (see crescent). Latin spelling restored 15c.