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Expand (IPA: /ɪkˈspænd/)


Expand (v. t.)

To lay open by extending; to open wide; to spread out; to diffuse; as, a flower expands its leaves.

Expand (v. t.)

To cause the particles or parts of to spread themselves or stand apart, thus increasing bulk without addition of substance; to make to occupy more space; to dilate; to distend; to extend every way; to enlarge; -- opposed to contract; as, to expand the chest; heat expands all bodies; to expand the sphere of benevolence.

Expand (v. t.)

To state in enlarged form; to develop; as, to expand an equation. See Expansion, 5.

Expand (v. i.)

To become widely opened, spread apart, dilated, distended, or enlarged; as, flowers expand in the spring; metals expand by heat; the heart expands with joy.

Expand

Standard UNIX utility

Expand Synonyms

Prosper, Get Ahead, Boom, Thrive, Flourish

Expand Synonyms

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

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Extend

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Amplify, Inflate, Blow Up

Expand Synonyms

Spread Out

Expand Rhymes

And, Band, Banned, Bland, Brand, Brande, Canned, Chand, Fanned, Gland, Grand, Grande, Hand, Land, Lande, Manned, Panned, Planned, Rand, Sand, Sande, Scanned, Shand, Spanned, Stand, Strand, Strande, Tanned, Vande

Bourland, Command, Deland, Demand, Disband, Expand, Fernand, Firsthand, Hoiland, Laband, Lefthand, Marchand, Offhand, Outmanned, Remand, Righthand, Unmanned, Unplanned, Withstand

Meadowland, Understand

Misunderstand

Spanish Translation

Expand in Spanish is Expandir

Tagalog Translation

Expand in Tagalog is Lakihan

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I can't even leave Shibuya. How am I supposed to expand my world?" - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is part of my duty to expound the jurisdiction of the Court. It is no part of my duty to expand it." - Jurisdiction

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The force of mind is only as great as its expression; its depth only as deep as its power to expand and lose itself." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The world ends with you. If you want to enjoy life, expand your world. You gotta push your horizons out as far as they'll go." - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The world is big May it please the One who perchance is to expand the human heart to life's full measure." - Marguerite Yourcenar


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