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adjective as in broadening

adjective as in tumescent

noun as in addition

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Example Sentences

[These actions] call into question not only their judgment but how true the effort is to expanding into those communities.

One bite too many, and I could look down and practically see my thighs expanding before my eyes.

This is not about gathering intelligence or expanding surveillance.

If his 20s were about traveling and his 30s “about taking stock,” he hopes his 40s will be about “building and expanding.”

Sure, some churches are expanding, but overall, your way of life is in steep decline.

The whole thing begins to have a jigsaw look, like a child's toy rack with wooden soldiers on it, expanding and contracting.

Additional millions of dollars have been spent recently for expanding existing facilities.

No one doubts the urgent need that there has been for houses to accommodate a rapidly expanding population.

His naked, parchment-like chest swelled as if it were an expanding balloon.

A fifth method of expanding a topic is by means of illustrations and examples.


On this page you'll find 280 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to expanding, such as: advancing, enlightening, enriching, improving, refining, and cultural.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.