augment

What is the difference between phrase and augment?

phrase | augment |


As nouns the difference between phrase and augment

is that phrase is a short written or spoken expression while augment is (grammar) in some indo-european languages, a prefix e-'' (''a- in sanskrit) indicating a past tense of a verb.

As verbs the difference between phrase and augment

is that phrase is (music) to perform a passage with the correct phrasing while augment is to increase; to make larger or supplement.

What is the difference between augment and abate?

augment | abate | Antonyms |

Augment is an antonym of abate.


In context|transitive|lang=en terms the difference between augment and abate

is that augment is {{context|transitive|lang=en}} to increase; to make larger or supplement while abate is {{context|transitive|lang=en}} to cut away or hammer down, in such a way as to leave a figure in relief, as a sculpture, or in metalwork.

As verbs the difference between augment and abate

is that augment is {{context|transitive|lang=en}} to increase; to make larger or supplement while abate is {{context|transitive|obsolete|lang=en}} to put an end to; to cause to cease {{defdate|first attested from around (1150 to 1350)}} or abate can be {{context|intransitive|legal|lang=en}} to enter a tenement without permission after the owner has died and before the heir takes possession {{defdate|first attested around 1350 to 1470}}.

As nouns the difference between augment and abate

is that augment is {{context|grammar|lang=en}} in some indo-european languages, a prefix e-'' (''a- in sanskrit) indicating a past tense of a verb while abate is {{context|obsolete|lang=en}} abatement {{defdate|attested from around (1350 to 1470) until the late 17th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =2| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}} or abate can be an italian abbot, or other member of the clergy {{defdate|first attested in the early 18th century}}.

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