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en·large

enlarge

 
pronunciation:
ihn larj
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part of speech: verb
inflections: enlarged, enlarges, enlarging
definition 1: to make larger.
She enlarged her collection of dolls.
synonyms:
amplify, augment, inflate, multiply, swell
antonyms:
reduce
similar words:
boost, develop, expand, increase
definition 2: to become bigger.
The pupils of the eyes enlarge when it is dark.
synonyms:
expand, inflate, multiply
antonyms:
shrink
similar words:
balloon, develop, grow, increase, mushroom, snowball, spread
derivations: enlargeable (adj.), enlarger (n.)
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