Synonyms of enlarge in English:


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1‘they've enlarged their house’


become bigger, make bigger, become larger, make larger, become greater, make greater, increase in size, grow, expand

extend, amplify, augment, top up, build up, add to, supplement

magnify, intensify, multiply

stretch, swell, distend, bloat, bulge, dilate, snowball, mushroom, blow up, puff up, fatten, fill out, balloon

widen, become wider, make wider, broaden, become broader, make broader, lengthen, elongate, become longer, make longer, deepen, become deeper, make deeper, thicken, become thicker, make thicker

informal jumboize

literary wax

rare tumefy, intumesce, protuberate


dwindle, reduce

2‘he didn't choose to enlarge on his remark’


elaborate on, expand on, add to, build on, flesh out, add flesh to, put flesh on the bones of, add detail to, expatiate on

supplement, reinforce, augment, extend, broaden, develop, fill out, embellish, embroider, enhance, amplify, refine, improve, polish, perfect