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enlarge

verb add to, aggrandize, amplificare, annex, augere, augment, broaden, build, build up, develop, dilatare, dilate, distend, elaborate, enhance, exaggerate, expatiate, extend, fatten, fill out, grow, inflate, intensify, lengthen, magnify, make greater, make larger, multiply, progress, protract, raise, spread, stretch, supplement, swell, widen
Associated concepts: materially alter, repair
See also: accrue, advance, amplify, bear, build, compound, develop, enhance, expand, extricate, heighten, increase, inflate, magnify, overestimate, raise, recruit, supplement, yield

TO ENLARGE. To extend; as, to enlarge a rule to plead, is to extend the time during which a defendant may plead. To enlarge, means also to set at liberty; as, the prisoner was enlarged on giving bail.

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2 Remove the strike plate, place it in a vise and enlarge the hole with a file.
The charitable sector should be encouraged to enlarge its role in advocacy and education.
This seems a reasonable assumption based on one tradition practiced by the rubber industry, design and build a transfer mold with small diameter sprues and enlarge them, if necessary, to achieve a shorter fill time.
In one well, the XR 1200 reamer, in combination with the Geo-Pilot and FullDrift[R] bit-matched system, enabled Halliburton to drill ahead and enlarge a 700-meter section of Cretaceous chalk with hard stringers from 12-1/4 inches to 17-1/2 inches in less than 72 hours.
Hearts enlarge during human development, in athletic training, and in some diseases.
The patient was treated with a 2-week course of radiotherapy, but the lesion continued to enlarge.
Researchers aren't certain why a man's prostate starts to enlarge as he ages, but the process is as common as gray hair.