What is the opposite of decrease?

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Verb
Opposite of to become smaller or fewer in size, amount, intensity, or degree
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“Hurricanes and tropical storms may increase in intensity, causing more damage to property and people.”
Verb
Opposite of to decrease in size, amount, value, or degree
“There is, therefore, an incentive for asset managers to expand their assets under management in order to maximize their compensation.”
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Opposite of to decrease in strength or intensity
Verb
Opposite of to become weaker or of poorer quality
“The reception appeared to progressively recover as we shifted the antenna to a different location.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance or example of becoming smaller or fewer
“In addition to experiencing an exponential increase in data storage, organizations are also experiencing an increase in user demand for that data.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
Noun
Opposite of a deterioration or worsening in condition, structure or quality
Noun
Opposite of a lack or deficiency of something
“He felt hungry in the presence of food.”
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