enlarge

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
enlarge

Third-person singular
enlarges

Past tense
enlarged

Past participle
enlarged

Present participle
enlarging

  1. (transitive) When you enlarge something, you make it larger.
    I used a magnifying glass to enlarge the text on the document.
  2. (transitive) When you enlarge something, you increase and expand the size of it, giving it a greater scope.
    Learning knowledge in school enlarges my mind about the world around me.
  3. (intransitive) To talk a lot about a certain subject and to elaborate about it.
    The speaker enlarged about the topic on politics.