Tuesday, July 21, 2015


Augment [ v. awg-MENT; n. AWG-ment ]
 noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 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
 The body builder augmented the size of his muscles by taking steroids.