increase by

increase something by something

to enlarge something by an amount or degree. They increased the size of the house by two hundred square feet. The engine size on the new model has been increased by a small amount.
See also: by, increase
References in classic literature ?
The supply of food, on an average, remains constant, yet the tendency in every animal to increase by propagation is geometrical; and its surprising effects have nowhere been more astonishingly shown, than in the case of the European animals run wild during the last few centuries in America.
Realistically, we may do more damage than good by delaying the increase by more than the next couple of months.
BR is expected to increase by 4% over the term from 529 in 1995 to 553 in the year 2000 for an annual average rate near 1%.
Funding for the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC), which supporters say will further unlock the structure of matter, would increase by $125 million, or 21.
The number of listings is expected to increase by 11 per cent.
Order intake increased to SEK 5,648 (4,918) million, meaning an increase by 17.
Given these internal and external restraints on costs, the Federal Reserve System's expenses are projected to increase by an average annual rate of 5.
The Energy Department's nuclear physics budget would increase by 9.
Order intake increased to SEK 6,217 (4,574) million, meaning an increase by 35.
Efforts to improve undergraduate education and provide research opportunities for undergrads would increase by $44 million (48 percent), for a total of $134 million.
As has been indicated in previous communications, if IPSE were forced to disburse the deferred payments on its UMTS license acquisition, consolidated net debt would increase by the amount of the deposits made by Telefonica Moviles to guarantee a part of IPSE's deferred payments with the Italian government.
9 percent, and employment is expected to increase by 16.
Order intake increased to SEK 5,020 (3,771) million, meaning an increase by 22.
hurricane wind speeds increased by as little as 6 percent on average, insured losses could increase by as much as 75 percent per year.