increase-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: make or become larger, bigger

They increased the mechanics' pay by 20 percent.
The size of the universe is increasing.
Security was increased at the airport.
The deficit is predicted to increase next year.

VerbNet: calibratable_cos-45.6-1,other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: Change_position_on_a_scale
PropBank: increase.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2