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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aug·ment /ɔgˈmɛnt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 aug·ment /ɔgˈmɛnt, ˈɔgˌmɛnt/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 增加 添加 擴充

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Aug·ment v. t. [imp. & p. p. Augmented; p. pr. & vb. n. Augmenting.]
 1. To enlarge or increase in size, amount, or degree; to swell; to make bigger; as, to augment an army by reëforcements; 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Aug·ment, v. i. To increase; to grow larger, stronger, or more intense; as, a stream augments by rain.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Aug·ment n.
 1. Enlargement by addition; increase.
 2. Gram. A vowel prefixed, or a lengthening of the initial vowel, to mark past time, as in Greek and Sanskrit verbs.
 Note:In Greek, the syllabic augment is a prefixed ░, forming an intial syllable; the temporal augment is an increase of the quantity (time) of an initial vowel, as by changingto ░.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: enlarge or increase; "The recent speech of the PLO chairman
           augmented tensions in the Near East"
      2: grow or intensify; "The pressure augmented"