augment augment  /ɔɡ ˈmɛnt/


  1. (v) enlarge or increase
  2. (v) grow or intensify

Derived Word(s)


  • The local police were augmented with central forces during elections.


  1. GM Mozeliak surveying options for Trade Deadline

    General manager John Mozeliak and his baseball operations staff are continually evaluating potential upgrades to the organization. With the non-waiver Trade Deadline sitting just six weeks away, though, expect those discussions only to augment.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: St. Louis Cardinals

  2. Former Walgreens Retail eProcurement Executive Joins K2 Sourcing

    PORT WASHINGTON, Wis., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- K2 Sourcing is pleased to announce a significant addition to our eSourcing team.  Dan Carlson, an experienced Purchasing and eSourcing executive from Walgreens, will augment K2 Sourcing's ability to assist our clients in the more...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  3. Town announces firefighter changes

    SCARBOROUGH – On Monday the Scarborough Fire Department held a swearing-in ceremony for new and reappointed officers in the town’s call company, the pay-per-incident volunteers who augment the department’s full-time staff.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Scarborough Current


  1. The measure advanced by Democrats and Warner said the same thing, but it also said the Senate "disagrees with the `plan' to augment our forces by 21,500 and urges the president instead to consider all options and alternatives."
    on Feb 5, 2007 By: John Warner Source: Forbes

  2. "We cannot rule out anything until the investigation is completed," de Venecia said. "There are many threats to us personally and officially. We will have to decide whether we have to augment security."
    on Nov 13, 2007 By: Jose de Venecia Source: Toronto Sun

  3. "We wanted to try and augment the pitching. We have extra games coming and we're at the time of year where you don't want to be caught short," Hendry said. "All the guys are throwing well. It was not made in any way to replace somebody in the...
    on Aug 31, 2007 By: Jim Hendry Source:

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