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Definition of enlarge:

  1. To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; - said of the wind.
  2. To grow large or larger; to be further extended; to expand; as, a plant enlarges by growth; an estate enlarges by good management; a volume of air enlarges by rarefaction.
  3. To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, and the like; as, knowledge enlarges the mind.
  4. To make larger; to increase in quantity or dimensions; to extend in limits; to magnify; as, the body is enlarged by nutrition; to enlarge one's house.
  5. To set at large or set free.
  6. To speak or write at length; to be diffuse in speaking or writing; to expatiate; to dilate.

Synonyms:

fly off the handle, disenthrall, emancipate, snowball, dramatise, throw a fit, balloon, annex, uncage, embroider, labor, embellish, puff, fatten up, unfetter, expound, dramatize, flesh out, exaggerate, aggrandise, puff out, flourish, compound, attach, hyperbolise, explain, rarify, soar, stoke, escalate, flip one's wig, loosen, go ballistic, build up, blow up, lucubrate, pump up, work out, accelerate, hype, overdraw, make up, mount, combust, exposit, affix, upsurge, fill out, roll up, build, cast up, puff up, plump out, hit the ceiling, round, set forth, have a fit, detonate, pad, fat, boom, join on, loose, blow one's stack, up, hit the roof, complicate, appreciate, lard, expatiate, expand, gain, run up, unbind, bulk out, proliferate, scale up, supersize, release, fatten out, beef up, unchain, climb, lose one's temper, append, blow a fuse, have kittens, spring, explode, elaborate, adjoin, refine, spread out, mushroom, discharge, wax, dilate, flip one's lid, set off, subjoin, liberate, overstate, rise, thrive, accumulate, manumit, enfranchise, hyperbolize, aggrandize, plump, sum up.

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