Synonyms for augmentation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : awg-men-tey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɔg mɛnˈteɪ ʃən

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Définition of augmentation

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "act of making greater," from Old French augmentacion "increase," from Late Latin augmentationem (nominative augmentatio), noun of action from past participle stem of augmentare (see augment). Meaning "amount by which something is increased" is from 1520s. Musical sense is from 1590s.
  • noun making greater; improving
Example sentences :
  • They fall by reason of an augmentation of the supply or a diminution of the demand.
  • Extract from : « Sophisms of the Protectionists » by Frederic Bastiat
  • On the question of the augmentation of the navy he opposed the building of the seventy-fours.
  • Extract from : « Albert Gallatin » by John Austin Stevens
  • But this is not an answer; it is rather an augmentation of the argument.
  • Extract from : « What I Saw in America » by G. K. Chesterton
  • Published, after correction and augmentation, from a badly corrected copy, 1598.
  • Extract from : « William Shakespeare » by John Masefield
  • If it were as they taught, even then it could be no augmentation of the hopelessness of this life.
  • Extract from : « The Sign of the Spider » by Bertram Mitford
  • Balsams become peloric by the augmentation in the number of spurs.
  • Extract from : « Vegetable Teratology » by Maxwell T. Masters
  • The augmentation of the duty on imposts met with no opposition.
  • Extract from : « The Life of George Washington, Vol. 5 (of 5) » by John Marshall
  • I do not expect this advantage will be by an augmentation of price.
  • Extract from : « Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson » by Thomas Jefferson
  • Sir Charles Lyell admits that the fact of augmentation is proved.
  • Extract from : « British Quarterly Review, American Edition, Volume LIV » by Various
  • See the Present State of the War, and the necessity of an augmentation.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Daniel De Foe » by George Chalmers

Antonyms for augmentation

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