Augment - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɔːɡˈment|  American pronunciation of the word augment
Brit.  |ɔːɡˈment|  British pronunciation of the word augment

verb

- enlarge or increase

The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East

- grow or intensify

The pressure augmented

Examples

The money augmented his fortune.

Heavy rains augmented the water supply.

Any surplus was sold to augment their income.

The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East

The pressure augmented

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: augment
he/she/it: augments
present participle: augmenting
past tense: augmented
past participle: augmented
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