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Adjective: enlarged  en'laa(r)jd
  1. (of a photograph or other image) make or print larger
    "the enlarged photograph revealed many details";
    - blown-up
  2. Larger than normal
    "enlarged joints"
  3. Enlarged to an abnormal degree
    "thick lenses enlarged the size of her eyes";
    - exaggerated, magnified
  4. (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells
    "enlarged myocardial fibers";
    - hypertrophied
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

See also: big, increased, large, unhealthy

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

Antonym: reduce

Encyclopedia: Enlarge