make or become larger in amount or number
a rise in amount, numbers, or degree
"there was an addition to property taxes this year"
"they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"
"the increase is scheduled for next month"
"the increase in unemployment"
"the growth of population"
"they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
"he gave me an increase in salary"
"The amount of work increased"
"The boss finally increased her salary"
"The university increased the number of students it admitted"
Dry up in her the organs of increase.
出自：King Lear , Shakespeare
I could sense the boy's interest dwindle as the pull of his mother increased.
出自： S. Plath
Wage rates have increased by 10 per cent.
Whether increasing the price of alcohol results in a decrease of alcoholism is not known.
出自： D. W. Goodwin
The population of this town has increased by zero point three percent in the last three years.
In 1978, the farm's hilly orchards increased by 300 mu .1978
The output of 13 major products has increased by a wide margin.13
Their salaries increase annually by one hundred dollars.
The population has increased by 200,000 to 500,000.
人口增加了20万,共为50万。 increase sth by sth
The workers, in cooperation with the management, have increased output by 10 percent.
In this way the average autumn catch has been increased by two or three times.
As from Sunday,May 1st, all fares on the corporation's transport services will be increased by ten pence in the pound.
两年前给我定的工资额至今还没有增加呢。 increase sth from sth
When is my pay going to be increased from its present rate?
Activists are increasing in number day by day.
The library has increased in the total number of books, but not in space to hold them.
The country has increased in population.
The attack increased in vehemence.
The kingdom increased in wealth and prosperity.
China is rapidly increasing in industrial productivity.
In recent years China has increased in economic prosperity.
Our country has greatly increased in power and prestige.
在青年人中饮酒吸烟的现象已发展到惊人的程度。 increase sth to sth
The director hopes to be able to increase your pay to $6000 a month.
My salary has been increased to one thousand yuan .
The success of the book has been increasing with years.
误 These machines increased three-fold.
正 These machines increased productivity three-fold.
误 The production of this year has increased 20 percent.
正 The production of this year has increased by 20 percent.
误 There was a steady increase of population.
正 There was a steady increase in population.
析 increase表示“在…方面有增加”要用in。decrease(减少), drop(下降), rise(增长), fall(下跌)等词,有相同用法,这些单词之后都要用in。