Augment : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Verb )

augmented his income by writing short stories.


1. Add to

2. Amplify

3. Boost

4. Build up

5. Dilate

6. Enhance

7. Enlarge

8. Expand

9. Extend

10. Grow

11. Intensify

12. Magnify

13. Multiply

Contextual Examples:

Many new words have been
added to this edition of the Dictionary.

He asked you to
amplify your earlier statement.

The unexpected win helped to
boost the team’s morale.

The pupils of your eyes get
dilated when you enter a dark room.

The photograph is considerably

The terrorists have
intensified their bombing campaigns.


1. Contract

2. Curtail

3. Cut down

4. Decrease

5. Diminish

6. Lessen

7. Lower

8. Reduce

9. Shrink

Contextual Examples:

contract as they get cooler.

We must try to
curtail our expenditure.

The Doctor told him to
cut down his drinking.

Interest in this sport is steadily

His strength has
diminished over the years.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

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