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Verbs (14)
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enlarge
v. make larger; "She enlarged the flower beds"
enlarge
v. become larger or bigger
blow up, magnify, enlarge
v. make large; "blow up an image"
flesh out, exposit, lucubrate, dilate, expound, expand, enlarge, expatiate, elaborate
v. 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"
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Fuzzynyms (104)
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increase
v. become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
enhance
v. make better or more attractive; "This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat"
work out, elaborate
v. work out in detail; "elaborate a plan"
make grow, develop
v. cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"
tumesce, tumefy, intumesce, swell up, swell
v. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
puff out, blow up, puff up, puff
v. to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"; "puffed out chests"
inflate
v. cause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit; "The war inflated the economy"
inflate
v. increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"
inflate
v. increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"
distend
v. cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal's body"
extend
v. prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"
bloat
v. become bloated or swollen or puff up; "The dead man's stomach was bloated"
refine
v. make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of; "refine a method of analysis"; "refine the constant in the equation"
amplify, magnify
v. increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind"
spiritualize, glorify, transfigure
v. elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
glamorise, glamourise, glamourize, glamorize
v. make glamorous and attractive; "This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!"
romanticise, romanticize
v. make romantic in style; "The designer romanticized the little black dress"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
elevate, raise, lift
v. raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
swell
v. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
buy
v. accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
postulate, contend
v. maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"
take, claim
v. lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
profess
v. receive into a religious order or congregation
talk, lecture
v. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
hyperbolise, amplify, magnify, hyperbolize, overdraw, exaggerate, overstate
v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
propound
v. put forward, as of an idea
rede, interpret
v. give an interpretation or explanation to
explicate, explain
v. make plain and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
relate
v. give an account of; "The witness related the events"
recount
v. count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
narrate
v. provide commentary for a film, for example
comment
v. explain or interpret something
talk, speak
v. use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
inform on, turn in, report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
judge, label, pronounce
v. pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
vocalise, vocalize, enunciate, articulate
v. express or state clearly
draw, depict, describe
v. give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
say
v. utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
declare
v. state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
protest
v. affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence"
explain
v. define; "The committee explained their plan for fund-raising to the Dean"
spread
v. cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese"
develop
v. make visible by means of chemical solutions; "Please develop this roll of film for me"
relate
v. have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
define
v. determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?"
Synonyms (1)
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expand
v. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
Antonyms (13)
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dampen, wash, moisten
v. make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"
scale down, reduce
v. make smaller; "reduce an image"
reduce, shrink
v. reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?"
foreshorten
v. shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
minify, lessen, decrease
v. make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
criticise, criticize
v. act as a critic; "Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either"
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    104
  • Synonyms
    1
  • Antonyms
    13

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