INCREASE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INCREASE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
increase
 v.  become greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality
 n.  a rise in amount, numbers, or degree
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  This cloud continued to increase in size until it became evident that it could only be raised by a great multitude of moving creatures.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2  Fuller knowledge of the organization which produced such terrible results served to increase rather than to lessen the horror which it inspired in the minds of men.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
3  Napoleon, on the other hand, argued that the great need of the moment was to increase food production, and that if they wasted time on the windmill they would all starve to death.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
4  There were many more creatures on the farm now, though the increase was not so great as had been expected in earlier years.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
5  Without the aid of our wealth, they could neither furnish forth their hosts in war, nor their triumphs in peace, and the gold which we lend them returns with increase to our coffers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
6  Not only at home did her value increase, but at the Parsonage too.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
7  Having bestowed a scowl upon the object of this warning, to increase its effect, Mr. Sikes continued.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
8  Believe me, I make this request with good reason, for I might otherwise excite hopes destined never to be realised, and only increase difficulties and disappointments already quite numerous enough.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
9  Anne haggard, Mary coarse, every face in the neighbourhood worsting, and the rapid increase of the crow's foot about Lady Russell's temples had long been a distress to him.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
10  This distinction appeared to increase, and there was one speech of Louisa's which struck her.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 10
11  It would be going only to multiply trouble to the others, and increase his own distress; and a much better scheme followed and was acted upon.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 13
12  The scene without grew darker; mud-coloured clouds bellied downwards from the sky like vast hammocks slung across it, and with the increase of night a stormy wind arose; but as yet there was no rain.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
13  I had the further motive that Baskerville Hall, as the paper says, would certainly remain untenanted if anything were done to increase its already rather grim reputation.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
14  The difficulty of increasing population had been met, I guessed, and population had ceased to increase.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
15  Possibly the checks they had devised for the increase of population had succeeded too well, and their numbers had rather diminished than kept stationary.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Massage may help to increase blood flow to specific areas of the body.
17  These exercises build muscle and increase stamina.
18  The school building programme postulates an increase in educational investment.
19  The campaign was designed to increase public awareness of the problem.
20  The campaign is designed to increase public awareness of the issues.
21  A combination of factors may be responsible for the increase in cancer.
22  The two parties of labour and capital have bargained a new wage increase.
23  Opening a new school will increase parental choice.
24  Many celebrities develop a working class accent to increase their street-credibility.
25  His collection of books is always on the increase.
26  The chances of an error occurring in a computer program increase with the size of the program.
27  Police are concerned that mugging is on the increase.
28  Any increase in our costs will have to be passed on to the consumer.
29  The government hopes to increase consumer demand and therefore industrial production by reflating.
30  The increase in living standards in the twenties was accompanied by a relatively much greater increase in consumer borrowing.