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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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Only 20 percent of producers age 50 or older have a succession plan in place (Figure 7; click to enlarge).
2 Remove the strike plate, place it in a vise and enlarge the hole with a file.
Use a 3/8" drill bit to enlarge the holes in one wood block to a depth of 1/2 inch.
ONE FORM CAUSES, SORES ON THE SKIN, ALSO KNOWN AS "BAHGHDAD BOIL." LEFT UNTREATED, THE SORES CAN ENLARGE, CRUST OVER AND BECOME SLOW-GROWING ULCERS.
Expanding the education definition will enable these groups to enlarge their activities.
New technology can help you reproduce and enlarge photographs, even Polaroids or older photos without negatives.
With a TI ViewScreen, it's a snap to enlarge and project a TI calculator's display so the entire class can see it easily.
The War Museum (of which more later) could only enlarge the current Merchant Navy part of the "Battle of the Atlantic" gallery at the expense of other worthy exhibits, and the size of the advisory committee would make a single member's input virtually worthless.
However, by blending a familiar modern technology with an old-fashioned technique, you can take a favorite black-and-white picture, enlarge it, and create a memorable "art" print with a charm that seems at once dated, timeless, and contemporary.
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.