Augment vs Proliferation - What's the difference?

augment | proliferation |

As nouns the difference between augment and proliferation

is that augment is (grammar) in some indo-european languages, a prefix e-'' (''a- in sanskrit) indicating a past tense of a verb while proliferation is proliferation, spreading.

As a verb augment

is to increase; to make larger or supplement.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en verb)
  • To increase; to make larger or supplement.
  • The money from renting out a spare room can augment a salary.
  • (reflexive) To grow; to increase; to become greater.
  • (music) To slow the tempo or meter, e.g. for a dramatic or stately passage.
  • (music) To increase an interval, especially the largest interval in a triad, by a half step (chromatic semitone).
  • (grammar) To add an augment to.
  • References



    (en noun)
  • (grammar) In some Indo-European languages, a prefix e-'' (''a- in Sanskrit) indicating a past tense of a verb.
  • Derived terms



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  • (uncountable) The process by which an organism produces others of its kind; breeding, propagation, procreation, reproduction.
  • (countable) The act of increasing or rising; augmentation, amplification, enlargement, escalation, aggrandizement.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author= Mark Tran
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=1, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Denied an education by war , passage=One particularly damaging, but often ignored, effect of conflict on education is the proliferation of attacks on schools
  • (countable) The result of building up; buildup, accretion.
  • (uncountable) The spread of biochemical, nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction to countries not originally involved in developing them.