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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Augment  \Aug*ment"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Augmented};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Augmenting}.]  [L.  augmentare  fr  augmentum  an 
  increase,  fr  augere  to  increase;  perh.  akin  to  Gr  ?,  ?,  E. 
  wax,  v.,  and  eke,  v.:  cf  F.  augmenter.] 
  1.  To  enlarge  or  increase  in  size,  amount,  or  degree;  to 
  swell;  to  make  bigger;  as  to  augment  an  army  by 
  re["e]forcements;  rain  augments  a  stream;  impatience 
  augments  an  evil. 
 
  But  their  spite  still  serves  His  glory  to  augment. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Gram.)  To  add  an  augment  to 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  augmented 
  adj  :  added  to  or  made  greater  in  amount  or  number  or  strength; 
  "his  augmented  renown";  "a  greatly  augmented  collection 
  of  books" 




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