- IPA: /ˈɪŋkɹɪmn̩t/
increment (plural increments)
- The action of increasing or becoming greater.
- the seminary that furnisheth matter for the formation and increment of animal and vegetable bodies
- A nation, to be great, ought to be compressed in its increment by nations more civilized than itself.
- (heraldry) The waxing of the moon.
- The amount of increase.
- (rhetoric) An amplification without strict climax, as in the following passage: "Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report, […] think on these things."
- (chess) The amount of time added to a player's clock after each move.
- (grammar) A syllable in excess of the number of the nominative singular or the second-person singular present indicative.
- (action of increasing or becoming greater) enlargement, expansion; See also Thesaurus:augmentation
- (amount of increase) addition, supplement; See also Thesaurus:adjunct
- German: Inkrement
increment (increments, present participle incrementing; past and past participle incremented)Antonyms Translations