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AUGMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does augment mean? 

AUGMENT (verb)
  The verb AUGMENT has 2 senses:

1. enlarge or increase
2. grow or intensify

  Familiarity information: AUGMENT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AUGMENT (verb)


Sense 1augment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Enlarge or increase

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East

Hypernyms (to "augment" is one way to...):

increase (make bigger or more)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2augment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Grow or intensify

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

The pressure augmented

Hypernyms (to "augment" is one way to...):

grow (become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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