Definitions for Incrementˈɪn krə mənt, ˈɪŋ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•cre•mentˈɪn krə mənt, ˈɪŋ-(n.)

  1. something added or gained; addition; increase.

  2. the act or process of increasing.

  3. an amount by which something increases.

  4. one of a series of regular additions:

    deposits in increments of $500.

  5. the difference between two values of a variable; a change, positive, negative, or zero, in an independent variable. the increase of a function due to an increase in the independent variable.

    Category: Math

Origin of increment:

1375–1425; late ME < L incrēmentum an increase


Princeton's WordNet

  1. increase, increment, growth(noun)

    a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

    "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"

  2. increase, increment(noun)

    the amount by which something increases

    "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"


  1. increment(Noun)

    The action of increasing or becoming greater.

  2. increment(Noun)

    The waxing of the moon.

  3. increment(Noun)

    The amount of increase.

  4. increment(Verb)

    To increase by steps or by a step, especially by one.

  5. Origin: From incrementum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Increment(noun)

    the act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation; enlargement

  2. Increment(noun)

    matter added; increase; produce; production; -- opposed to decrement

  3. Increment(noun)

    the increase of a variable quantity or fraction from its present value to its next ascending value; the finite quantity, generally variable, by which a variable quantity is increased

  4. Increment(noun)

    an amplification without strict climax,

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an increase especially in salary.

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