Synonyms for enlarge

Grammar : Verb
Spell : en-lahrj
Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈlɑrdʒ

Top 10 synonyms for enlarge Other synonyms for the word enlarge

Définition of enlarge

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "grow fat, increase;" c.1400, "make larger," from Old French enlargier "to make large," from en- "make, put in" (see en- (1)) + large (see large). Related: Enlarged; enlarging.
  • verb make or grow bigger; increase
Example sentences :
  • Travel, says she—enlarge your mind—why, how big would she have it?
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • I shall not enlarge on this, since most of us are in a position to enlarge on it for ourselves.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • The Viceroy, constrained to enlarge him, allotted the town for his place of confinement.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • You tell me we ought to enlarge our sphere of sensation, and to extend the sources of happiness.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • On this part of the subject, however, I must not enlarge at present.
  • Extract from : « Modern Painters Volume I (of V) » by John Ruskin
  • That was how, when I had gained some sort of opening, I set to work to enlarge it.
  • Extract from : « The Stark Munro Letters » by J. Stark Munro
  • This being a self-evident proposition, we shall not enlarge upon it.
  • Extract from : « The Comic Latin Grammar » by Percival Leigh
  • He hoped to enlarge it greatly now that the country was going to be settled.
  • Extract from : « Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard » by Joseph Conrad
  • It is said that the suffrage is to be given to enlarge the sphere of woman's influence.
  • Extract from : « The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV » by Various
  • I will not enlarge on the family antecedents of the great composers.
  • Extract from : « Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I » by Herbert Spencer

Antonyms for enlarge

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