US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɪnkrist, ɪnˈkrist/

From the verb increase: (⇒ conjugate)
increased is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. has an increased value
  2. an increased value of [over, more than]
  3. [has, is at] an increased risk of [cancer, heart attack]
  4. there is increased demand for
  5. has [received, drawn] increased [support, interest]
  6. are experiencing increased productivity
  7. increased [supervision, security]
  8. increased [security, law enforcement, economic] measures
  9. increased levels of [lead, cholesterol] in the blood
  10. [need, received] increased funding (for)
  11. [announce, report, detect] increased risks
  12. have been an increased number of [reports, cases] of
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. increase [sales, profit]
  2. increase [production, efficiency]
  3. increase in [value, price, worth]
  4. (has) increased in popularity
  5. increase to [$1000]
  6. increased from [$500] to [$1000]
  7. increase by [more than, as much as, up to] [$1000]
  8. has increased over time
  9. increase [sharply, exponentially]
  10. (has) increased [significantly, slightly, dramatically]
  11. greatly increased [in, since, over]
  12. increases with each [attempt, release, year]
  13. increase your [dose, medication]
  14. increase the [number, amount, rate, level] (of)
  15. increase the [size, weight]
  16. increase your [knowledge, understanding, awareness, ability]
  17. increasing your [share, presence, capacity]
  18. increase your [efforts, cooperation]
  19. increases the [risk, chances, likelihood] of
  20. increases your heart rate
  21. increase or [decrease, reduce]
  22. [spending, the amount] must be increased
  1. a [tax, price] increase
  2. an increase in [taxes]
  3. a [significant, minor, vast] increase
  4. a net increase of
  5. experienced an increase in
  6. would like to see an increase in
  7. an increase in [popularity, blood pressure, sales, cost, quality]
  8. an increase or decrease in
  9. increase of (about) [$40]
  10. an increase by percentage
  11. caused an increase in
  12. [experienced, posted, saw] an increase of (4 percent)
  13. [turnover, attendance] saw an increase of
  14. her [popularity] is on the increase
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