verb (used with object), in·creased, in·creas·ing.
verb (used without object), in·creased, in·creas·ing.
- multiplication by propagation; production of offspring.
- offspring; progeny.
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We often see double-digit increases in conversion rates on our first test.How to drive digital innovation necessary during the pandemic|Nick Chasinov|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The most likely explanation for the sharp increase is investors’ hope that Spotify can become the Netflix of podcasts, explains Pivotal Research Group analyst Jeff Wlodarczak.Spotify’s value jumped after buying the “Joe Rogan Experience”|Dan Kopf|September 11, 2020|Quartz
The increase in prosecutions, Brewer said in July, was a result of an increase in illicit drugs, like fentanyl and methamphetamine, being seized at the region’s border crossings.Federal Jail Downtown Now Has One of the Country’s Worst COVID Outbreaks|Maya Srikrishnan|September 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
From a customer perspective, all of the improvements in visibility have just one final goal – an increase in their business performance.SEO proposals: Particular challenges and how to avoid getting a silent no|SEOmonitor|September 10, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Chains such as Gap and Nordstrom have chalked up second-quarter losses while other groups including Target and Walmart have reported their biggest sales increases in years.Retail Jingle Bells to Ring Longer Than Ever Before|Charu Kasturi|September 9, 2020|Ozy
With all that said, representation of each of these respective communities has increased in the new Congress.
The need for increased community policing is more urgent than ever before.
All of these increased barriers then have a snowball effect.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
U.S.-led coalition airstrikes recently have been increased on Raqqa.
Indeed, it's unclear what, if any, benefits the average Cuban will reap from increased diplomacy between the two countries.Castro's Hipster Apologists Want to Keep Cuba ‘Authentically’ Poor|Michael Moynihan|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My anxieties, too, were increased by the mistaken kindness of my companions, who would persist in riding beside me and conversing.
But to leaue these impertinent discourses, and returne againe to the springs whereby our Pant or Gwin is increased.Chronicles (1 of 6): The Description of Britaine|Raphaell Holinshed
They are easily raised in spring from seed, and the perennials may be increased by cuttings placed under glass, or by division.Gardening for the Million|Alfred Pink
Dr. Warren's interest in the Extraordinary Case increased at each visit he made.Emily Fox-Seton|Frances Hodgson Burnett
And soon the young man's salary was increased—people liked to trade with him—customers came and asked that he might wait on them.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7|Elbert Hubbard