Seven types: Verb of movement • Bottom up • Double to • Fluctuate • Level off • Plateau • Plummet • Plunge • Soar
Bottom Out Bottom out (phrasal verb) = to remain at the lowest level for a period of time.NOTE:Bottoming out can also be written as a noun.
Double To • Double to (verb) = to increase by two times over a period.NOTE:Doubled from is used when looking backward.
Fluctuate • Fluctuate (verb) = to move up and down repeatedly over a period of time.Fluctuated, fluctuating, fluctuates.
Level off • Level off (phrasal verb) = to stay the same over a time, especially after a period of increase.Levels off, leveling off, leveled off.
Plateau • Plateau (verb) = to stay at the same level over a period of time, especially after increasing significantly.Plateau.
Plummet • Plummet (verb) = to fall a long way in a short time.Plummeting, plummeted, plummets.NOTE:Plummet (and plunge) is only used when there is an extreme fall
Plunge • Plunge (verb) = to fall a long way in a short time.Plunged, plunging, plunges.NOTE:Plunge(and plummet) is only used when there is an extreme fall.
Soar • Soar (verb) = to increase to a high level in a very short timeSoared, soaring, soars.NOTE:Soar is probably a more extreme term than rapid increase or steep increase.