1. To make great; to enlarge; to increase.
2. To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; -- applied to persons, countries, etc.
3. To make appear great or greater; to exalt.
Increase power or rank of; make greater(Alternate spelling: aggrandise).
To increase the volume of.
1. To enlarge or increase.
2. To grow or intensify.
1. To be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest.
2. To cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; SYN. make grow.
3. To grow, progress, unfold, or evolve gradually through a process of evolution, natural growth, or differentiation.
4. To make something new and usually improved, such as a product.
5. To generate gradually.
6. To gradually acquire new traits or characteristics; SYN. evolve.
7. To grow emotionally or mature; SYN. grow.
8. To expand a function or expression in the form of a series, in mathematics.
9. To change the use of and make available or usable.
10. To elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme.
11. To disclose or reveal (obsolete).
12. To superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry.
13. To move one's chess pieces into strategically more advantageous positions.
14. To make visible by means of chemical solutions; said of photographic film.
1. To extend in some one direction; to lengthen out; to stretch.
2. To stretch out or extend in all directions; to dilate; to enlarge, as by elasticity of parts; to inflate so as to produce tension; to cause to swell.
1. To expand the influence of; SYN. expand.
2. To increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance; SYN. stretch.
3. To make available; provide; SYN. offer.
4. To open or straighten out; unbend.
5. To prolong the time allowed for payment of.
6. To reach outward in space; SYN. stick out, poke out, reach out.
1. To create by stitching together.
2. To stitch or sew together; of textiles.