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Enlarge (IPA: /ˌɛnˈɫɑɹdʒ/, /ɪnˈɫɑɹdʒ/)


Enlarge (v. t.)

To make larger; to increase in quantity or dimensions; to extend in limits; to magnify; as, the body is enlarged by nutrition; to enlarge one's house.

Enlarge (v. t.)

To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, and the like; as, knowledge enlarges the mind.

Enlarge (v. t.)

To set at large or set free.

Enlarge (v. i.)

To grow large or larger; to be further extended; to expand; as, a plant enlarges by growth; an estate enlarges by good management; a volume of air enlarges by rarefaction.

Enlarge (v. i.)

To speak or write at length; to be diffuse in speaking or writing; to expatiate; to dilate.

Enlarge (v. i.)

To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; -- said of the wind.

Enlarge Synonyms

Magnify, Blow Up

Enlarge Synonyms

Expand, Expound, Exposit, Lucubrate, Flesh Out, Dilate, Expatiate, Elaborate

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Spanish Translation

Enlarge in Spanish is Agrandar

Tagalog Translation

Enlarge in Tagalog is Luwangan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" God forbid that Judges upon their oath should make resolutions to enlarge jurisdiction." - Jurisdiction

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it." - Dwight D. Eisenhower


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