Definisi 'expand'
English to English
verb
1 extend in one or more directions
Example:
• The dough expands
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2 become larger in size or volume or quantity
Example:
• his business expanded rapidly
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3 make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity
Example:
• expand the house by adding another wing
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4 grow vigorously
Example:
• The deer population in this town is thriving
• business is booming
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5 exaggerate or make bigger
Example:
• The charges were inflated
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6 add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
Example:
• She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
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7 expand the influence of
Example:
• The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent
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8 To lay open by extending; to open wide; to spread out; to diffuse; as, a flower expands its leaves.
source: webster1913
9 To become widely opened, spread apart, dilated, distended, or enlarged; as, flowers expand in the spring; metals expand by heat; the heart expands with joy.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
contract, shrink, abbreviate, abridge, expandable, expandible, expansible, expansile, expansive, expanding upon, grow, increase, alter, change, enlarge, clarify, balloon, billow, inflate, intumesce, swell, puff up, revive,

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