ETYM Old Eng. encres, encresse. Related to Increase.
1. A process of becoming larger; SYN. increment, growth.
2. A change resulting in something becoming larger.
3. The act of increasing something; SYN. step-up.
4. The amount by which something increases; SYN. increment.
1. To become bigger or greater in amount;
2. To make bigger or more;