Enlarge



[en-lahrj] /ɛnˈlɑrdʒ/

verb (used with object), enlarged, enlarging.
1.
to make larger; increase in extent, bulk, or quantity; add to:
They enlarged the house by adding an east wing.
2.
to increase the capacity or scope of; expand:
We’ve decided to enlarge the company.
3.
to make (a photographic print) larger than the negative by projecting the negative’s image through a lens onto photographic printing paper.
verb (used without object), enlarged, enlarging.
4.
to grow larger; increase; expand.
5.
to speak or write at large; expatiate:
to enlarge upon a point.
/ɪnˈlɑːdʒ/
verb
1.
to make or grow larger in size, scope, etc; increase or expand
2.
(transitive) to make (a photographic print) of a larger size than the negative
3.
(intransitive; foll by on or upon) to speak or write (about) in greater detail; expatiate (on)
v.

mid-14c., “grow fat, increase;” c.1400, “make larger,” from Old French enlargier “to make large,” from en- “make, put in” (see en- (1)) + large (see large). Related: Enlarged; enlarging.

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