Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enlarge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made large or larger; extended; swollen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not narrow or confined; expanded; broad; comprehensive; liberal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. larger than normal
  • adj. enlarged to an abnormal degree
  • adj. as of a photograph; made larger
  • adj. (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells

Etymologies

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Examples

  • _enlarged_: abridged, as regards the lengthiness of description of many of the MSS. and Printed Books -- and enlarged, as respects the addition, of many notes; partly of a controversial, and partly of an obituary, description.

    A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One

  • Pop posters enlarged from the newest rags were plopped on walls.

    July 2008

  • The truth is that Joel wouldn't know a real story if it circumnavigated his Ivan Wiess like girth and landed on his gin enlarged proboscis.

    Sound Politics: It's in the P-I

  • At one stage she had her breasts enlarged from a C to a D cup, but then changed them back again because she was uncomfortable with the silicone.

    Plastic Surgery Now the Latest Addiction | Impact Lab

  • By using photography, however one can arrange to project the record in enlarged form and at a distance by using the process common in television equipment.

    As We May Think

  • He who has the greatest stake in the preservation of free effort stimulated by hope of reward is the man at the bottom of the scale, because it is he that receives the greatest benefit in comfort and opportunity enlarged from the effort of such minds, wherever they work.

    The Open Shop: Why Is It; Why Should It Prevail?

  • The Mayor enlarged from the prisons those who had been lodged there for treasonable offences, and gave them exalted stations in the Council of the

    News Report

  • The Mayor enlarged from the prisons those who had been lodged there for treasonable offences, and gave them exalted stations in the Council of the Commune.

    News Report

  • Ephesu and Smyrna, of Sardes, Philadelphia, and Laodicea, were restored to the empire, which Alexius enlarged from the Hellespont to the banks of the Maeander, and the rocky shores of Pamphylia.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • 'the Brethren', simply; a title enlarged by the world outside into 'Plymouth Brethren'.

    Father and Son: a study of two temperaments

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