Nouns (4)

lengthening, perpetuation, protraction, prolongation
n. the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"

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Adjectives (1)

adj. increasing in length: "the lengthening days of February"

Fuzzynyms (9)

n. a process that saves organic substances from decay
sustentation, upkeep, maintenance, sustainment, sustenance
n. the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"
file name extension, filename extension, extension
n. a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the optional second part of a PC computer filename; "most applications provide extensions for the files they create"; "most BASIC files use the filename extension .BAS"

Synonyms (17)

acceleratory, accelerative
adj. tending to increase velocity
adj. marked or produced by accretion
adj. growing by accretion
adj. increasing in amount or degree: "rising prices"
adj. increasing or having the power to increase especially in size or amount or degree; "`up' is an augmentative word in `hurry up'"
adj. increasing in size or area or volume or bulk or range: "an expanding universe"; "our expanding work load"
flaring, aflare
adj. streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her"; "flags aflare in the breeze"
adj. increasing in size or degree or amount; "her growing popularity"; "growing evidence of a world depression"; "a growing city"; "growing businesses"
adj. growing by taking over and incorporating adjacent territories; "the Russian Empire was a typical incorporative state"
maximising, maximizing
adj. making as great as possible
adj. tending or having the power to multiply or increase in number or quantity or degree; "the multiplicative tendency of proportional representation"
profit-maximising, profit-maximizing
adj. making the profit as great as possible; "the profit-maximizing price"
adj. increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"

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