HyperDic: enlargement

English > 4 senses of the word enlargement:
NOUNactenlargement, expansionthe act of increasing / increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
stateenlargementthe state of being enlarged
communicationenlargement, expansion, elaborationa discussion that provides additional information
artifactenlargement, blowup, magnificationa photographic print that has been enlarged
enlargement > pronunciation
Soundsihnlaa'rjhmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > enlargement: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of increasing / increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope.
Synonymexpansion
Narrowerdilation, dilatationThe act of expanding an aperture
distention, distensionThe act of expanding by pressure from within
extensionAct of expanding in scope
inflationThe act of filling something with air
magnificationThe act of expanding something in apparent size
stretchingAct of expanding by lengthening or widening
Broaderincrease, step-upThe act of increasing / increasing something
OppositecontractionThe act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
Spanishagrandamiento, ampliación, expansión
Catalanampliació, expansió
Verbsenlargemake larger
English > enlargement: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being enlarged.
NarrowerpseudobulbA solid bulblike enlargement of the stem of some orchids
swelling, puffiness, lumpAn abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
English > enlargement: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA discussion that provides additional information.
Synonymsexpansion, elaboration
Narrowerembellishment, embroideryelaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail
expatiationA discussion (spoken or written) that enlarges on a topic or theme at length or in detail
Broaderdiscussion, treatment, discourseAn extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
Spanishampliación
Catalanampliació
Verbsenlargeadd details, as to an account or idea
English > enlargement: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA photographic print that has been enlarged.
Synonymsblowup, magnification
Broaderphotograph, photo, exposure, picture, picA representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide
Spanishampliación
Catalanampliació
Verbsenlargemake large

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