Enhance Definition

enhanced, enhances, enhancing
enhanced, enhances, enhancing
To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment.
Webster's New World
To improve the quality or condition of.
Webster's New World
To improve electronically the quality or clarity of (a photograph or other image) as by means of a computer.
Webster's New World

To improve something by adding features.


Origin of Enhance

  • Middle English enhauncen from Anglo-Norman enhauncer variant of Old French enhaucier from Vulgar Latin inaltiāre from Late Latin inaltāre Latin in- causative pref. en–1 Latin altus high al-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English enhauncen, from Anglo-Norman enhauncer, from Old French enhaucier (“make greater”), from Late Latin *inaltare (“exalt”), from Latin in + altus (“high”).

    From Wiktionary

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