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Rates of increase and the process of increasing - thesaurus

Synonyms

uptick

noun

a small increase, especially in the price of something

increase

noun

a rise in the number, amount, or degree of something

growth

noun

an increase in the number, size, or importance of something

rise

noun

an increase in size, amount, quality, or strength

surge

noun

a sudden increase in something such as price, value, or interest

upsurge

noun

a sudden increase in something

explosion

noun

a very large increase in the size, amount, or importance of something over a very short period of time

leap

noun

a sudden increase or improvement

spurt

noun

a sudden increase in something, for example speed or development

growth

noun

an increase in the size, number, or development of a living thing

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acceleration

noun

an increase in the rate at which something happens, changes, or grows

accretion

noun

formal a gradual increase in the size or amount of something through the addition of new parts

accrual

noun

formal the process of accruing, or the amount by which something accrues

addition

noun

the action of adding something to something else

appreciation

noun

an increase in the value of something

a rising tide of something

an increase in the amount or strength of something, especially something that you must oppose

boost

noun

an increase in the amount of something

build-up

noun

a gradual increase in the amount or level of something

bulge

noun

an increase in something, especially a temporary one or one that is not too serious

climb

noun

an increase in temperature, or in the price or level of something

crescendo

noun

literary a gradual increase in something

elevation

noun

formal an increase in the level of something

enlargement

noun

the process of making something bigger, or an increase in size that is the result of it

epidemic

noun

a sudden increase in something bad or unpleasant that affects many people

expansion

noun

something that has more detail or information than something done before

extension

noun

an increase in the power of something

flood tide

noun

a sudden increase in something

hike

noun

informal a sudden large increase in the amount or level of something

increment

noun

one in a series of increases in amount or value, especially a regular increase in pay

jump

noun

a sudden increase

multiplication

noun

a large increase in something

proliferation

noun

formal a sudden increase in number or amount

prolongation

noun

very formal an increase in the length of time that something lasts

rally

noun

an increase in the value of something after a period when its value has been low

resurgence

noun

the start of something again that quickly increases in influence, effect etc

spike

noun

informal a sudden increase in something

steep

adjective

a steep increase or fall in something is sudden and very big

swell

noun

an increase in something such as a sound or a feeling

uplift

noun

mainly journalism an increase in amount or value

upswing

noun

mainly journalism an increase or improvement in something

upturn

noun

mainly journalism an increase in something such as business or economic activity

wave

noun

a sudden increase in a particular type of behaviour or activity, especially one that is unpleasant or not welcome

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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