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Increase, subst. 1) augmentation: Sonn. 11, 5. All's I, 1, 139. All's I, 1, 139 II, 4, 37. H6B III, 2, 292. Hml. I, 2, 144.
2) produce, progeny, offspring: “upon the earth's i. why shouldst thou feed, unless the earth with thy i. be fed?” Ven. 169. Ven. 169 “you do it for i.” Ven. 169 “from fairest creatures we desire i.” Sonn. 1, 1. “the teeming autumn, big with rich i.” 97, 6. Tp. IV, 110. Mids. II, 1, 114. H6B III, 2, 385. H6C II, 2, 164. R3 IV, 4, 297. V, 5, 38. Cor. III, 3, 114. Tit. V, 2, 192. Lr. I, 4, 301 (the organs of i.).
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