Antonyms for enlargement

Grammar : Noun
Spell : en-lahrj-muh nt
Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈlɑrdʒ mənt

Definition of enlargement

Origin :
  • 1540s, from enlarge + -ment. Photographic sense is from 1866.
  • noun increase, expansion
Example sentences :
  • None of the bookmakers here will ever die of enlargement of the heart.
  • Extract from : « Old Man Curry » by Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
  • In the enlargement of my mother I afford you the means of satisfying Rome.
  • Extract from : « The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series » by Rafael Sabatini
  • My trouble was enlargement of the womb, also had ovarian trouble.
  • Extract from : « Treatise on the Diseases of Women » by Lydia E. Pinkham
  • But when we have passed through it, what enlargement do we find!
  • Extract from : « The Autobiography of Madame Guyon » by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  • The enlargement of the house of the National Legislature had not yet begun.
  • Extract from : « Charles Carleton Coffin » by William Elliot Griffis, D. D.
  • It is advisable to focus the enlargement with the largest aperture of the lens.
  • Extract from : « Bromide Printing and Enlarging » by John A. Tennant
  • The requests of readers for the enlargement of the Journal are already coming in.
  • Extract from : « Buchanan's Journal of Man, August 1887 » by Various
  • Every great invention is the enlargement of his own personality.
  • Extract from : « Humanity in the City » by E. H. Chapin
  • During the history of the Institution thus far, enlargement had been its law.
  • Extract from : « George Muller of Bristol » by Arthur T. Pierson
  • Enlargement of the buds may be seen in the case of bulbs and tubers.
  • Extract from : « Vegetable Teratology » by Maxwell T. Masters

Synonyms for enlargement

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