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Adjective: enlarged  en'laa(r)jd
  1. (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells
    "enlarged myocardial fibers";
    - hypertrophied
     
  2. As of a photograph; made larger
    "the enlarged photograph revealed many details";
    - blown-up
     
  3. Larger than normal
    "enlarged joints"
     
  4. Enlarged to an abnormal degree
    "thick lenses enlarged the size of her eyes";
    - exaggerated, magnified
Verb: enlarge  en'laa(r)j
  1. Make larger
    "She enlarged the flower beds"
     
  2. (photography) make appear larger; make a larger copy
    "enlarge an image";
    - blow up, magnify
     
  3. Become larger or bigger
     
  4. Add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    - elaborate, lucubrate [archaic], expatiate, exposit, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate

See also: big, increased, large, unhealthy

Type of: clarify, clear up, elucidate, grow, increase

Encyclopedia: Enlarge