1. I
smb.'s family (the population, the number of fishes and insects, etc.) increases семья и т. д. растет /увеличивается/; speed increases скорость увеличивается /нарастает/; danger increases опасность возрастает /усиливается/; his experience increases он накапливает опыт; difficulties increase трудностей становится все больше; the rain (the heat, the snow, the gale, etc.) increases дождь и т. д. усиливается; his interest in languages increases его интерес к языкам возрастает; his efforts increased он удвоил свои усилия
2. II
increase in some manner increase gradually (little by little, step by step, steadily, quickly, slightly, more and more, noticeably, alarmingly, etc.) постепенно и т. д. увеличиваться; the number of people living in cities is rapidly increasing число городских жителей быстро растет /возрастает/; trade is steadily increasing торговля неуклонно расширяется, неуклонно ширятся торговые связи; the water is rapidly increasing вода быстро прибывает
3. III
increase smth. increase the wages (smb.'s salary, one's income, the taxes, the expenditure, the steel output, the speed, one's vigilance, one's skill, etc.) увеличивать /повышать/ зарплату и т. д., increase the distance увеличивать расстояние; increase smb.'s power (smb.'s influence, the pressure, etc.) усиливать чью-л. власть и т. д.; increase one's расе (the growth, the development, etc.) ускорить шаг и т. д., increase one's wealth умножать свое богатство; increase dominions расширить /увеличивать/ владения; increase one's knowledge углублять /расширить/ свой знания; experience increased his wisdom опыт прибавил ему мудрости; increase one's efforts прилагать больше усилий, удвоить усилия
4. XI
be increased the tax on petrol has been increased повысился налог на бензин
5. XVI
increase in (by, to, etc.) smth. increase in number (in size, in volume, in power, in wealth, in popularity, in quality, in violence, etc.) увеличиваться в числе и т. д.; increase in price подниматься в цене; the town is fast increasing in population население города быстро растет; increase by 38 per cent (by over 400 items) увеличиваться на тридцать восемь процентов (более, чем на четыреста штук); increase by degrees постепенно увеличиваться; increase from 30 to 50 увеличиваться /возрастать/ с тридцати до пятидесяти; increase to an alarming extent возрасти до угрожающих размеров

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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