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enlargement

[ en-lahrj-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF enlargement

Synonyms for enlargement

  • augmentation
  • growth
  • aggrandizement
  • amplification
  • elongation
  • extension
  • spread
  • blow up
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Antonyms for enlargement

  • decrease
  • compression
  • contraction
  • shortening
  • abridgment
  • lessening
  • lowering
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENLARGEMENT

None of the bookmakers here will ever die of enlargement of the heart.

In the enlargement of my mother I afford you the means of satisfying Rome.

My trouble was enlargement of the womb, also had ovarian trouble.

But when we have passed through it, what enlargement do we find!

The enlargement of the house of the National Legislature had not yet begun.

It is advisable to focus the enlargement with the largest aperture of the lens.

The requests of readers for the enlargement of the Journal are already coming in.

Every great invention is the enlargement of his own personality.

During the history of the Institution thus far, enlargement had been its law.

Enlargement of the buds may be seen in the case of bulbs and tubers.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from enlarge + -ment. Photographic sense is from 1866.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ENLARGEMENT

accession

nounsomething that augments, adds to
  • accretion
  • addition
  • augmentation
  • enlargement
  • extension
  • increase
  • increment
  • raise
  • rise

amplification

nounincrease in size or effect
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