Other ways of saying increase
to increase: used for talking about prices or levels: House prices went up a further 12 per cent last year.
to make something increase: used for talking about prices or levels: It is feared that the new taxes will push up fuel prices.
to increase: The number of complaints rose to record levels.
to increase quickly and to a very high level: used mainly in journalism: Share prices have soared to an all-time high.
) to increase quickly and suddenly: used mainly in journalism: Bad weather means fresh fruit prices are set to rocket.
to increase steadily: The chairman is under mounting pressure to resign.
be on the increase
to be increasing steadily: New cases of breast cancer seem to be on the increase.
to increase to twice the original amount or level: Oil prices have more than doubled since last year.
to increase to three times the original amount or level: The last six months have seen the company’s value treble.