Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Augment

Augment [ v. awg-MENT; n. AWG-ment ]
 noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr. v.) to enlarge or make greater in size, strength or number
2. (tr. v.) to increase
3. (tr. v.) to add an augment to in linguistics
4. (intr. v.) to become larger
5.(n.) the prefixation or lengthening of the initial vowel which accompanies a past tense, especially of Greek and Sanskrit verbs
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The body builder augmented the size of his muscles by taking steroids.