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Difference between Augment and Supplement

Augment means to increase in size, degree, or effect.

  • Some people augment their income with Internet businesses.

Supplement, as a verb, means to add something or make up for a deficiency.

  • The doctor told Laura to supplement her diet with vitamins.

Supplement, as a noun, means something added.

  • The new part-time job was a supplement to her full-time job.