step-up

Definitions of step-up
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n the act of increasing something

Synonyms:
increase
Antonyms:
decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down
the act of decreasing or reducing something
Types:
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addition
the act of adding one thing to another
advance, rise
increase in price or value
appreciation
an increase in price or value
surge, upsurge
a sudden or abrupt strong increase
augmentation
the act of augmenting
amplification
(electronics) the act of increasing voltage or power or current
enlargement, expansion
the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
escalation
an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy
maximation, maximisation, maximization
the act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or position
exaggeration
the act of making something more noticeable than usual
expanding upon, expansion
adding information or detail
accrual, accruement, accumulation
the act of accumulating
inclusion
the act of including
aggrandisement, aggrandizement, elevation
the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something
strengthening
the act of increasing the strength of something
intensification
action that makes something stronger or more extreme
intensification
the act of increasing the contrast of (a photographic film)
split, split up, stock split
an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
retrofit
the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured
fluoridation, fluoridisation, fluoridization
the addition of a fluoride to the water supply (to prevent dental decay)
dilatation, dilation
the act of expanding an aperture
distension, distention
the act of expanding by pressure from within
stretching
act of expanding by lengthening or widening
inflation
the act of filling something with air
magnification
the act of expanding something in apparent size
extension
act of expanding in scope; making more widely available
amplification, elaboration
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
annotating, annotation
the act of adding notes
subjoining, subjunction, supplementation
the act of supplementing
buildup
the act of building up an accumulation
incorporation
including by incorporating
ego trip, self-aggrandisement, self-aggrandizement
an act undertaken to increase your own power and influence or to draw attention to your own importance
roughness
harsh or severe speech or behavior
aggravation, exacerbation
action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse
concentration
strengthening the concentration (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing diluting material
focalisation, focalization, focusing
the act of bringing into focus
Type of:
change of magnitude
the act of changing the amount or size of something

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