Nouns (0)
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Verbs (15)
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expand
v. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
expand, flourish, thrive, boom
v. grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
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"
expand
v. (increase)
Adverbs (0)
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Adjectives (0)
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Fuzzynyms (88)
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increase
v. become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
increase
v. become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
maturate, grow, mature
v. develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast"
build
v. develop and grow; "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
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"
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"
protrude, pouch, bulge
v. swell or protrude outwards; "His stomach bulged after the huge meal"
inflate
v. increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"
flower, blossom, bloom
v. produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
distend
v. cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal's body"
spud
v. initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum; "The well was spudded in April"
bud
v. develop buds; "The hibiscus is budding!"
root
v. cause to take roots
increase in phase, wax
v. increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"
amplify, magnify
v. increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
swell
v. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
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?"
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"
fan out, spread out, spread, diffuse
v. move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
fly high, flourish, prosper, thrive
v. make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance; "The new student is thriving"
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 (10)
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expand
v. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
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"
Antonyms (8)
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moderate, curb, check, contain, hold, control, hold in
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
foreshorten
v. shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
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Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
    15
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    0
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    88
  • Synonyms
    10
  • Antonyms
    8

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