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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.


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