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synonyms for enlarge

  • add to
  • augment
  • boost
  • broaden
  • build
  • develop
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • inflate
  • lengthen
  • magnify
  • multiply
  • swell
  • widen
  • aggrandize
  • amplify
  • bulk
  • diffuse
  • dilate
  • distend
  • elaborate
  • elongate
  • embroider
  • exaggerate
  • expatiate
  • heighten
  • mount
  • pad
  • pyramid
  • rise
  • snowball
  • spread
  • stretch
  • wax
  • beef up
  • blow up
  • give details
  • grow larger
  • jack up
  • jazz up
  • make larger
  • slap on
  • upsurge
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antonyms for enlarge

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  • abbreviate
  • abridge
  • compress
  • contract
  • cut
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • halt
  • lessen
  • lower
  • narrow
  • reduce
  • restrict
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • stop
  • constrict
  • decline
  • drop
  • fall
  • simplify
  • slump
  • condense
  • curtail
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Enlarge means to make greater in size, extent, or range: to enlarge a building, a business, one’s conceptions. To increase means to make greater, as in quantity, extent, or degree: to increase someone’s salary; to increase the velocity; to increase the (degree of) concentration. Augment, a more formal word, means to make greater, especially by addition from the outside: to augment one’s income (by doing extra work).

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How to use enlarge in a sentence

Their perspectives enlarged by profound loss and empathy, they built a more just, collective future.
ADAPTING TO POST-PANDEMIC LIFE WILL REQUIRE REMEMBERING COVID-19ADRIA IMADAMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Maybe you can enlarge your current role by mentoring and training new staffers, or by becoming a liaison to other departments.
I DON’T WANT TO BE THE BOSS, BUT I FEEL PRESSURED TO WORK FOR A PROMOTIONKARLA MILLERMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A small amount smudged gently on the outer corners of the eye looks nice and enlarges the eye.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: A CHARCUTERIE BOARD IS A FLAVORFUL AND COLORFUL ADDITION TO YOUR MEALHELOISE HELOISEMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It offers hope to the person who is being heard and it enlarges the person who offers it.
THE PANDEMIC MADE US STRANGERS TO OURSELVES. WILL WE HAVE LEARNED ANYTHING WHEN IT'S OVER?SHERRY TURKLEMARCH 16, 2021TIME
His heart was slightly enlarged, probably the result of long-term high blood pressure.
AT THE HEART OF DEREK CHAUVIN’S TRIAL IS THIS QUESTION: WHAT KILLED GEORGE FLOYD?LENNY BERNSTEIN, HOLLY BAILEYMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A more competitive tech industry — the solution offered by antitrust — will simply enlarge the number of elites making these decisions, without solving the fundamental problem.
BREAKING UP BIG TECH CAN’T SAVE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY BY ITSELFJORDAN HOWELLJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In 1837, the size was enlarged to nine to give patronage-hungry Andrew Jackson two more appointments.
BEYOND COURT PACKING: THE SUPREME COURT HAS ALWAYS BEEN POLITICALJAMES D. ZIRINNOVEMBER 2, 2020TIME
Against Tester’s record of action—which included a successful bill to enlarge the Bob Marshall Wilderness—Rosendale’s lip service came up woefully short.
WANT TO WIN IN MONTANA? IT'S THE ENVIRONMENT, STUPID.ELLIOTT D. WOODSOCTOBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
I should love to enlarge on these things, but a sense of proportion and propriety restrains my pen.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The value and use of guano are now so well understood, that it is scarcely necessary to enlarge on the mode of its application.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO ENLARGE

  • accumulate
  • amass
  • build up
  • collect
  • enlarge
  • flow
  • gather
  • grow
  • increase
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