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Enlarge

En`large´
v. t.1.To make larger; to increase in quantity or dimensions; to extend in limits; to magnify; as, the body is enlarged by nutrition; to enlarge one's house.
[imp. & p. p. Enlarged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Enlarging .]
To enlarge their possessions of land.
- Locke.
2.To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, and the like; as, knowledge enlarges the mind.
O ye Corinthians, our . . . heart is enlarged.
- 2 Cor. vi. 11.
3.To set at large or set free.
It will enlarge us from all restraints.
- Barrow.
Enlarging hammer
a hammer with a slightly rounded face of large diameter; - used by gold beaters.
To enlarge an order
(Law) to extend the time for complying with it.
- Knight.
To enlarge one's self
to give free vent to speech; to spread out discourse.
- Abbott.
To enlarge the heart
to make free, liberal, and charitable.
- Clarendon.
v. i.1.To grow large or larger; to be further extended; to expand; as, a plant enlarges by growth; an estate enlarges by good management; a volume of air enlarges by rarefaction.
2.To speak or write at length; to be diffuse in speaking or writing; to expatiate; to dilate.
To enlarge upon this theme.
- M. Arnold.
3.(Naut.) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; - said of the wind.
Verb1.enlarge - make larger; "She enlarged the flower beds"
2.enlarge - make large; "blow up an image"
Synonyms: blow up, magnify
3.enlarge - become larger or bigger
4.enlarge - add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"

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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