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Enlarge vs. Expatiate

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Enlargeverb

(transitive) To make larger.

Expatiateverb

To write or speak at length; to be copious in argument or discussion.

Enlargeverb

(transitive) To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.

‘Knowledge enlarges the mind.’;

Expatiateverb

(rare) To range at large, or without restraint.

Enlargeverb

(intransitive) To speak at length upon or on (some subject)

Expatiateverb

(obsolete) To expand; to spread; to extend; to diffuse; to broaden.

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Enlargeverb

(archaic) To release; to set at large.

Expatiateverb

To range at large, or without restraint.

‘Bids his free soul expatiate in the skies.’;

Enlargeverb

(nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.

Expatiateverb

To enlarge in discourse or writing; to be copious in argument or discussion; to descant.

‘He expatiated on the inconveniences of trade.’;

Enlargeverb

(legal) To extend the time allowed for compliance with (an order or rule).

Expatiateverb

To expand; to spread; to extend; to diffuse; to broaden.

‘Afford art an ample field in which to expatiate itself.’;

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Enlargeverb

To make larger; to increase in quantity or dimensions; to extend in limits; to magnify; as, the body is enlarged by nutrition; to enlarge one's house.

‘To enlarge their possessions of land.’;

Expatiateverb

add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing;

‘She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation’;

Enlargeverb

To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, and the like; as, knowledge enlarges the mind.

‘O ye Corinthians, our . . . heart is enlarged.’;

Enlargeverb

To set at large or set free.

‘It will enlarge us from all restraints.’;

Enlargeverb

To grow large or larger; to be further extended; to expand; as, a plant enlarges by growth; an estate enlarges by good management; a volume of air enlarges by rarefaction.

Enlargeverb

To speak or write at length; to be diffuse in speaking or writing; to expatiate; to dilate.

‘To enlarge upon this theme.’;

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Enlargeverb

To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; - said of the wind.

Enlargeverb

make larger;

‘She enlarged the flower beds’;

Enlargeverb

make large;

‘blow up an image’;

Enlargeverb

become larger or bigger

Enlargeverb

add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing;

‘She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation’;

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