increased : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v become bigger or greater in amount
The amount of work increased
- v make bigger or more
The boss finally increased her salary
The university increased the number of students it admitted
- a made greater in size or amount or degree
- But all that increased friskiness doesn't necessarily mean the French are happier and better adjusted in the sack.
- Taking estrogen and progestin has been linked to increased risks of heart disease, stroke and even breast cancer in postmenopausal women.
- While the data doesn't show is if all this increased searching correlates with increased buying.
- Donald Kohn in International Herald Tribune
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... Henry Waxman http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Waxman&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHJ0ewhvZoz9CCq5P52rucQCNWNNg AOL News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.aolnews.com/gulf-oil-spill/article/bp-engineer-brian-morel-called-deepwater-horizon-rig-a-nightmare-well-before-explosion/19516105&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEzcJ5d1K0HTmXsUa3uwsiV2xoUMg Jun 14, 2010
50792 68415 increased 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."
- President Bush in FOXNews
This package will lead to higher consumer spending and increased business investment,Bush said in hailing the agreement.