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Definition of "increased" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of increase. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "increased" in a sentence
  • "[166] It should be noted that an increased amount of consumption in the future does not necessarily compensate for a disturbance of the current balance of saving and spending, for an _increased proportion of future income_ will have to be spent in order to compensate."
  • "_expand and open out from each other_, some bending round and terminating their action on the upper surface of the hemisphere, and others meeting, as it were, above in their progress outwards, uniting their forces to give an increased charge to the carrier ball, at an _increased distance_ from the source of power, and influencing each other so as to cause a second flexure in the contrary direction from the first one."
  • "The Seattle student was sentenced to 26 years behind bars, and prosecutors want the term increased to life."