Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To make plump or fat.
  • intransitive verb To fertilize (land).
  • intransitive verb To increase the amount or substance of.
  • intransitive verb To grow fat or fatter.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make fat; feed for slaughter; make fleshy or plump with fat.
  • To enrich; make fertile and fruitful.
  • To grow fat or corpulent; grow plump, thick, or fleshy.
  • In poker, to add chips to (a jack-pot which was not opened on the previous deal).
  • In skat, to discard valuable cards on (a partner's tricks).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To make fat; to feed for slaughter; to make fleshy or plump with fat; to fill full; to fat.
  • transitive verb To make fertile and fruitful; to enrich
  • intransitive verb To grow fat or corpulent; to grow plump, thick, or fleshy; to be pampered.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive To become fatter
  • verb transitive To cause to be fatter

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

  • verb make fat or plump

Etymologies

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fat +‎ -en

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