Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

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. Describe and explain in detail
    - elaborate, lucubrate [archaic], expatiate, exposit, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate

Derived forms: enlarges, enlarged, enlarging

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

Antonym: reduce

Encyclopedia: Enlarge