augmented

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Augment \Aug*ment"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Augmented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Augmenting}.] [L. augmentare, fr. augmentum an increase, fr. augere to increase; perh. akin to Gr. ?, ?, E. wax, v., and eke, v.: cf. F. augmenter.]

1. To enlarge or increase in size, amount, or degree; to swell; to make bigger; as, to augment an army by re["e]forcements; rain augments a stream; impatience augments an evil.

But their spite still serves His glory to augment. --Milton.

2. (Gram.) To add an augment to.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

augmented

adjective

1: added to or made greater in amount or number or strength; "his augmented renown"; "a greatly augmented collection of books"


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