Synonyms for enhance

Grammar : Verb
Spell : en-hans, -hahns
Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈhæns, -ˈhɑns

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Définition of enhance

Origin :
  • late 13c., anhaunsen "to raise, make higher," from Anglo-French enhauncer, probably from Old French enhaucier "make greater, make higher or louder; fatten, foster; raise in esteem," from Vulgar Latin *inaltiare, from Late Latin inaltare "raise, exalt," from altare "make high," from altus "high" (see old).
  • Meaning "raise in station, wealth, or fame" attested in English from c.1300. The -h- in Old French supposedly from influence of Frankish *hoh "high." Related: Enhanced; enhancing.
  • verb improve, embellish
Example sentences :
  • But to be constant in a virtue is not to enhance its quality.
  • Extract from : « The Lyric » by John Drinkwater
  • At any rate, he scours the wide world to find what may enhance the value of his soul's delight.
  • Extract from : « The Symposium » by Xenophon
  • Cork is the Isle of Saints—with a port and a garrison to enhance its sanctity.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Universities must enhance the use, the joy, the worth of existence.
  • Extract from : « College Teaching » by Paul Klapper
  • If anything could enhance the pleasure of this piece of fortune, it is this fact.
  • Extract from : « The Daltons, Volume II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • She should enhance your pleasures, share your sorrows, and cheer your melancholy.'
  • Extract from : « Waverley » by Sir Walter Scott
  • This should enhance his great popularity, if such a thing were possible.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914 » by Various
  • A young girl may sometimes, by such courage, sanctify and enhance her modesty.
  • Extract from : « Wood Rangers » by Mayne Reid
  • Other inscriptions are sometimes found on vases which enhance their value greatly.
  • Extract from : « Museum of Antiquity » by L. W. Yaggy
  • Her hair was like an amber wreath;Her hat was darker, to enhance it.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Humorous Verse » by Various

Antonyms for enhance

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