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Definition of "increases" []

  • Plural form of increase. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of increase. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "increases" in a sentence
  • "In studies, 70 percent to 80 percent of young people who report these strange experiences do not ever qualify for a full-blown schizophrenia diagnosis, yet the label increases the risk of being "treated" with powerful anti-psychosis drugs."
  • "Since popularization of the term increases the chance that its meaning and origin can get lost or forgotten, a post on the origins and future of the term seems timely."
  • "The issue here is actually that man's use of fire is the characteristic element of behavior which enables mankind to increase societies 'potential relative population-density through such as what we term increases in the energy-flux density of heat-power per capita and per square kilometer of territory."