strain, offer, wide, let out, take in, force a smile/laugh, pass, stretch out, radiate, smirk, bur, simper, branch out, accent, collapse, grin, add on, involve, unfold, gallop, beam, incorporate, cover, reach out, put out, count in, burr, hold out, crack a smile, lead, include, grin/smile from ear to ear, carry, embrace, smile thinly, cut-glass, diversify, smile, accented, open out, broad, brogue, build in, continue, run, prolong, poke out, flare, protract, narrow, go, exsert, stretch forth, raise a smile, draw out, drawl
expand (part of speech: verb)
increase (part of speech: verb)
enlarge, increment, raise, magnify, upgrade, elevate, augment, heighten, multiply, accrue, reinforce, extend, increase, expand, advance, inflate, boost, maximize, grow, burgeon, fatten, widen, amplify, add, lengthen
- Many things had happened to broaden Eugenia's point of view since her arrival in Europe to act as a Red Cross nurse. - "The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army", Margaret Vandercook.
- The dream was then of the coloured days to come; now she was more infant in her mind, and she watched the scattered water broaden, and tasted the spray, sat there drinking the scene, untroubled by hopes as a lamb, different only from an infant in knowing that she had thrown off life to travel back to her home and be refreshed. - "The Short Works of George Meredith", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- I believe in the cooperation of the national authority to stimulate, encourage, and broaden the work of the local authorities. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.