Increase and Swell


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Increase verb – To make greater in size, amount, or number.
Usage example: we have to increase the number of season-ticket holders if the local sports franchise is to survive

Swell is a synonym for increase in grow topic. In some cases you can use "Swell" instead the word "Increase" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like addition, size, enlarge, add to. popular alternative
Nearby Words: increased, increasing, increment, increasingly, incremental
Synonyms for Increase


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Swell verb – To become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number.
Usage example: the club membership has really swelled in recent months

Increase is a synonym for swell in grow topic. You can use "Increase" instead the word "Swell" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as growth, expand, enlarge, become larger. popular alternative
Nearby Word: swelling
Synonyms for Swell

How words are described

massive massive increase massive swell
huge huge increase huge swell
dramatic dramatic increase dramatic swell

Common collocations

numbers increase numbers swell numbers
ranks increase ranks swell ranks
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