Enlarge meaning

ĕn-lärj
To make larger.
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To make larger in size.
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To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.

Knowledge enlarges the mind.

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To make larger in scope or effect; expand.

Enlarge our understanding of comets.

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To become larger; grow or swell.
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To speak or write at greater length or in greater detail; elaborate.

Enlarged upon the plan.

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To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand.
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To reproduce on a larger scale.
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To become larger; increase in size, extent, etc.; expand.
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To speak or write at greater length or in greater detail; expatiate (on or upon)
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To make greater in size, extend; to free from detention.
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(intransitive) To speak at length upon or on (some subject)
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(archaic) To release; to set at large.
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(nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
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Origin of enlarge

  • Middle English enlargen from Old French enlargier en- causative pref. en–1 large large large

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

  • From Old French enlarger.

    From Wiktionary