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Overview of verb enlarge

The verb enlarge has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (7) enlarge

(make larger; "She enlarged the flower beds")

2. (2) blow up, enlarge, magnify

(make large; "blow up an image")

3. (2) enlarge

(become larger or bigger)

4. (1) elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate

(add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation")

Overview of adj enlarged

The adj enlarged has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. hypertrophied, enlarged

((of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells; "hypertrophied myocardial fibers")

2. blown-up, enlarged

(as of a photograph; made larger; "the enlarged photograph revealed many details")

3. enlarged

(larger than normal; "enlarged joints")

4. exaggerated, magnified, enlarged

(enlarged to an abnormal degree; "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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