The definition of aggrandize means to make something bigger or more powerful or to make it appear so.(verb)
To make your farm larger by purchasing the neighboring farm is an example of aggrandize.
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transitive verb ag·gran·dized, ag·gran·diz·ing, ag·gran·diz·es
Origin: French agrandir, agrandiss-
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-)
Origin: + grandir, to grow larger (from Latin grandīre, from grandis, large).
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