Word:

Dilate

Di`late´
v. t.1.To expand; to distend; to enlarge or extend in all directions; to swell; - opposed to contract; as, the air dilates the lungs; air is dilated by increase of heat.
[imp. & p. p. Dilated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dilating .]
2.To enlarge upon; to relate at large; to tell copiously or diffusely.
v. i.1.To grow wide; to expand; to swell or extend in all directions.
2.To speak largely and copiously; to dwell in narration; to enlarge; - with on or upon.
But still on their ancient joys dilate.
- Crabbe.
a.1.Extensive; expanded.
Verb1.dilate - become wider; "His pupils were dilated"
Synonyms: distend
2.dilate - 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"
add to, aggrandize, bag, balloon, belly, belly out, bilge, billow, bloat, blow up, bouge, broaden, bug, build, build up, bulge, bulk, bulk out, crescendo, descant, describe, detail, develop, discuss, dissert, dissertate, distend, elaborate, enlarge upon, evolve, expand, expatiate, explicate, extend, fill out, goggle, greaten, hike, hike up, huff, inflate, lengthen, magnify, narrate, particularize, pooch, pop, pouch, pout, prolong, protract, puff, puff up, pump, pump up, raise, rarefy, recite, recount, rehearse, rehearse in extenso, relate, relate at large, round out, sermonize, snowball, stretch, sufflate, swell, swell out, tumefy, unfold, up, work out
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