The English verb 'increase' is pronounced as [ɪnˈkriːs].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb increase: Infinitive (increase), Past Simple - (increased), Past Participle - (increased).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb increase
👉 Forms of verb increase in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of increase.
Increase: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb increase?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'increase'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'increase'
- the first form (V1) is 'increase' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'increased' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'increased' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of increase?
The past tense and past participle of increase are: increase in past simple is increased, and past participle is increased.
What is the past tense of increase?
The past tense of the verb "increase" is "increased", and the past participle is "increased".
Past simple — increase in past simple increased
Future simple — increase in future simple is increase (will + V1).
Present Perfect — increase in present perfect tense is increased (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — increase in past perfect tense is increased (had + V3).
increase regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'increase' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'increase' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb increase in Sentences
- It may increase the complexity and duration of this (Present Simple)
- Travel prices increased by 115% in less than a month (Past Simple)
- Related costs had increased more than twice last year (Past Perfect)
- The amount of work increased after our boss fired him. (Past Simple)
- Did the house increase in value? (Past Simple)
- After she did that project, the boss finally increased her salary. (Past Simple)
- We expect a massive increase in oil prices. (Present Simple)
- You need to start with a low dose and increase it. (Present Simple)
- You should gradually increase the duration of your workout if you want to get fit. (Present Simple)
- The company is hoping to increase its sales after the launch of a new product. (Present Continuous)