increasing

[in-kree-sing]
adjective
1.
growing larger or greater; enlarging; augmenting.
2.
Mathematics. (of a function) having the property that for any two points in the domain such that one is larger than the other, the image of the larger point is greater than or equal to the image of the smaller point; nondecreasing. Compare decreasing ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1590–1600; see increase, -ing2

increasingly, adverb
unincreasing, adjective
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increase
 
vb
1.  to make or become greater in size, degree, frequency, etc; grow or expand
 
n
2.  the act of increasing; augmentation
3.  the amount by which something increases
4.  on the increase increasing, esp becoming more frequent
 
[C14: from Old French encreistre, from Latin incrēscere, from in-² + crēscere to grow]
 
in'creasable
 
adj
 
increasedly
 
adv
 
in'creasingly
 
adv
 
in'creaser
 
n

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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.
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Example sentences
Heavy artillery is becoming an increasingly important factor in deciding
  battles.
In an aging population, the elderly are increasingly being taken care of by the
  elderly.
Increasingly, it is a status symbol for cosmopolitan bobos, and it is being
  exploited by the marketers who cater to them.
More size and interior room translated into heavier vehicles and larger engines
  and increasingly expensive trips to the pump.
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