increased increased  /ɪn ˈkrist/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) made greater in size or amount or degree

Usage(s):

  1. But all that increased friskiness doesn't necessarily mean the French are happier and better adjusted in the sack.
  2. Taking estrogen and progestin has been linked to increased risks of heart disease, stroke and even breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
  3. While the data doesn't show is if all this increased searching correlates with increased buying.

News

  1. BOND INCREASED: Brutal Carjacking Case

    A Polk County judge has increased the bond for a Des Moines teen accused of brutally attacking a man. Fifteen-year-old...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WHO-TV 13 Des Moines

  2. Increased parking meter rates could pay for police officers

    Increased parking meter rates could pay for police officers
    on June 14, 2013     Source: FOX 11 Reno

  3. US business increased stockpiles 0.3 pct. in April

    U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles in April but their sales fell for a second straight month, held back by a decline in orders to American factories. The Commerce Department said Thursday that ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Time after time, it appears that BP made decisions that increased the risk of a blowout to save the company time or expense. If this is what happened, BP's carelessness and complacency have inflicted a heavy toll on the Gulf, its inhabitants, and...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Henry Waxman Source: AOL News

  2. Kohn noted that "the increased turbulence of recent weeks partly reversed some of the improvement in market functioning over the late part of September and in October."
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Donald Kohn Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This package will lead to higher consumer spending and increased business investment," Bush said in hailing the agreement.
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

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