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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. the amount by which something increases;

2. the statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original);

3. the act of augmenting;

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4 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Augmentation \Aug`men*ta"tion\, n. [LL. augmentatio: cf. F. augmentation.] 1. The act or process of augmenting, or making larger, by addition, expansion, or dilation; increase. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being augmented; enlargement. [1913 Webster] 3. The thing added by way of enlargement. [1913 Webster] 4. (Her.) A additional charge to a coat of arms, given as a mark of honor. --Cussans. [1913 Webster] 5. (Med.) The stage of a disease in which the symptoms go on increasing. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster] 6. (Mus.) In counterpoint and fugue, a repetition of the subject in tones of twice the original length. [1913 Webster] Augmentation court (Eng. Hist.), a court erected by Stat. 27 Hen. VIII., to augment the revenues of the crown by the suppression of monasteries. It was long ago dissolved. --Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster] Syn: Increase; enlargement; growth; extension; accession; addition. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

augmentation n 1: the amount by which something increases 2: the statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original) [ant: diminution] 3: the act of augmenting
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "augmentation": accession, accretion, adjunct, annex, attachment, bonus, boot, complement, enhancement, enrichment, extra, fixture, increase, increment, plus, raise, reinforcement, rise
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

AUGMENTATION, old English law. The name of a court erected by Henry VIII., which was invested with the power of determining suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey lands.