Significado de "increase" - Diccionario Inglés para Estudiantes

increase

verb [ I, T ] uk us /ɪnˈkriːs/

B1 to get bigger or to make something bigger in size or amount:

Eating fatty food increases the risk of heart disease.
Exports of computers have increased by 15% since January.
increased demand/competition
Her anxieties are shared by an increasing number of women.
→ Opposite decrease

(Definition of “increase verb” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)