Synonyms for increment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : in-kruh-muh nt, ing-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɪn krə mənt, ˈɪŋ-

Top 10 synonyms for increment Other synonyms for the word increment

Définition of increment

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "act or process of increasing," from Latin incrementum "growth, increase; an addition," from stem of increscere "to grow in or upon" (see increase). Meaning "amount of increase" first attested 1630s.
  • noun small step toward gain
Example sentences :
  • An increment of growth so minute as a millionth part of a mm.
  • Extract from : « Life Movements in Plants » by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • It is a vicious circle, yet, somehow or other, there is an increment.
  • Extract from : « The Note-Books of Samuel Butler » by Samuel Butler
  • All the increment of human achievement goes to themthey own it a priori.
  • Extract from : « New Worlds For Old » by Herbert George Wells
  • This extra product can be attributed entirely to the increment of labor.
  • Extract from : « Essentials of Economic Theory » by John Bates Clark
  • All this increment should come to our nation and not go to any other.
  • Extract from : « The Inhabitants of the Philippines » by Frederic H. Sawyer
  • "My doctor" knows much: but, if he should enlarge his knowledge just a little, my faith in him would stand the increment.
  • Extract from : « The Church of St. Bunco » by Gordon Clark
  • Washington's wealth was due in part to inheritance and a fortunate marriage, but most of all to the increment on land.
  • Extract from : « George Washington: Farmer » by Paul Leland Haworth
  • No attempt is made to segregate the entries by year, since we are interested in the total, not the annual increment.
  • Extract from : « The Aboriginal Population of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California » by S. F. Cook
  • Taking the increment values of land is, therefore, not so discriminative as it appears at first glance.
  • Extract from : « Distributive Justice » by John A. (John Augustine) Ryan
  • The increment tax is sometimes opposed on the ground that it is new, in fact, revolutionary.
  • Extract from : « Distributive Justice » by John A. (John Augustine) Ryan

Antonyms for increment

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019