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Augment

Augment

WordNet



verb


(1)   Enlarge or increase
"The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East"
(2)   Grow or intensify
"The pressure augmented"
Wiktonary



Verb



  1. To increase, make larger or supplement.
    The money from renting out a spare room can augment a salary.
  2. To slow the tempo or meter, e.g. for a dramatic or stately passage.
  3. To increase an interval by a half step (chromatic semitone).
  4. To increase the largest interval in a triad, especially a fifth or a sixth, by a half-step (chromatic semitone).

Noun



  1. In some Indo-European languages, a prefix e- (a- in Sanskrit) indicating a past tense of a verb.