What does Increment mean?

Definitions for Incrementˈɪn krə mənt, ˈɪŋ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Increment.

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,

  5. Origin: [L. incrementum: cf. F. incrment. See Increase.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Increment

    in′kre-ment, n. act of increasing or becoming greater: growth: that by which anything is increased: (math.) the finite increase of a variable quantity: (rhet.) an adding of particulars without climax (see 2 Peter, i. 5-7): (gram.) a syllable in excess of the number of the nominative singular or the second pers. sing. present indicative.—adj. Increment′al.Unearned increment, any exceptional increase in the value of land, houses, &c., not due to the owner's labour or outlay. [L. incrementumincrescĕre, to increase.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Increment in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Increment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anuj Somany:

    An organization which can't do appreciation of a right, dutiful person with duly increment & promotion does not deserve to run its business even for one year duration.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The sycophants get regularly the increment and promotion whereas the talent gets usually the penalty and punishment in the private organization especially in Large or Medium Corporation.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Surprise do not even a bit by seeing the employees who snatch away sincere, hard workers’ efforts credit often only get high salary increment and job promotion every year in a private organisation.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    If the talent alone could help an employee to get high remuneration & salary increment, then movie would not have been made on corporate life in which for big position an actor takes off the pant.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    An employee who thinks that by doing more hard work will get more increment or promotion in a private organization is in fool’s paradise; this is saying it confidently because of own personal experience as still living it there in that stupid belief.

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