Fatten meaning

făt'n
To make plump or fat.
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To fertilize (land).
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To increase the amount or substance of.

Fatten one's bank account.

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To grow fat or fatter.
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To make fat, or plump, as by feeding; specif., to make (cattle, etc.) fat for slaughter.
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To make (land) fertile.
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To make richer, fuller, etc.
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To become fat.
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(intransitive) To become fatter.

He gradually fattened in the five years after getting married.

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To cause to be fatter.

We must fatten the turkey in time for Thanksgiving.

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To make fertile and fruitful; to enrich.

To fatten land.

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Origin of fatten

From fat +‎ -en.