increment


increment
I noun accretion, addition, augmentation, boost, enlargement, expansion, extension, gain, growth, increase, incrementum, raise, rise, supplement, surge associated concepts: unearned increment II index accretion, addition, additive, advance (increase), appreciation (increased value), augmentation, behalf, boom (increase), boom (prosperity), commission (fee), dividend, extension (expansion), growth (increase), interest (profit), profit, progress

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


increment
n.
An increase, usually part of a scale of regular increases.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


increment
n. A measurable or metaphorical increase in quantity or quality.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • incrément — [ ɛ̃kremɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1738 en math.; repris XXe; angl. increment, lat. incrementum ♦ Sc. Augmentation minimale d une variable prenant des valeurs discrètes. ⇒aussi 1. pas. Inform. Quantité dont on accroît une variable à chaque cycle d une boucle… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • increment — INCREMÉNT, incrementuri, s.n. (Rar) Creştere, adaos, spor. [pl. şi: incremente] – Din lat. incrementum. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  incremént s. n., pl. increménturi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • Increment — In cre*ment, n. [L. incrementum: cf. F. incr[ e]ment. See {Increase}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation; enlargement. [1913 Webster] The seminary that furnisheth… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • increment — in‧cre‧ment [ˈɪŋkrmənt] noun [countable] 1. HUMAN RESOURCES an amount that is regularly added to someone s pay: • Automatic pay increments based on length of service will be abolished. 2. STATISTICS the amount by which a number, value etc… …   Financial and business terms

  • increment — [in′krə mənt, iŋ′krə mənt] n. [ME < L incrementum < base of increscere, to INCREASE] 1. the fact of becoming greater or larger; increase; gain; growth 2. a) amount of increase [an annual increment of $300 in salary] b) an increase, usually… …   English World dictionary

  • Increment — (v. lat.), 1) Zunahme; 2) Wachsthum; 3) die endliche Veränderung einer veränderlichen additiven od. subtractiven Größe, od. einer fallenden Reihe, s. Differenz 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Increment — Increment, lat. dtsch., Wachsthum; bei den engl. Mathematikern endliche Veränderung einer veränderl. Größe, was wir Differenz derselben nennen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • increment — (n.) mid 15c., act or process of increasing, from L. incrementum growth, increase; an addition, from stem of increscere to grow in or upon (see INCREASE (Cf. increase)). Meaning amount of increase first attested 1630s …   Etymology dictionary

  • increment — accretion, *addition, accession …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • increment — [n] small step toward gain accession, accretion, accrual, accrument, addition, advancement, augmentation, enlargement, increase, profit, raise, rise, supplement; concepts 763,780 Ant. decrease, loss …   New thesaurus


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