enlarged


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en·large

 (ĕn-lärj′)
v. en·larged, en·larg·ing, en·larg·es
v.tr.
1. To make larger in size.
2. To make larger in scope or effect; expand: enlarge our understanding of comets. See Synonyms at increase.
v.intr.
1. To become larger; grow or swell.
2. To speak or write at greater length or in greater detail; elaborate: enlarged upon the plan.

[Middle English enlargen, from Old French enlargier : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + large, large; see large.]

en·larg′er n.

enlarged

(ɪnˈlɑːdʒd)
adj
1. made larger in size
2. (Medicine) med having become unhealthily large through disease. See also enlarged prostate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.enlarged - (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells; "hypertrophied myocardial fibers"
2.enlarged - as of a photograph; made larger; "the enlarged photograph revealed many details"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
3.enlarged - larger than normal; "enlarged joints"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
4.enlarged - enlarged to an abnormal degreeenlarged - enlarged to an abnormal degree; "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes"
increased - made greater in size or amount or degree
Translations

enlarged

[ɪnˈlɑːdʒd] ADJ [edition] → aumentado (Med) [organ, gland] → hipertrofiado

enlarged

[ɪnˈlɑːrdʒd] adj
[edition] → augmenté(e)
(MEDICINE) [organ, gland] → anormalement gros(se), hypertrophié(e) enlarged prostateenlarged prostate nhypertrophie f de la prostate

enlarged

adjvergrößert; organ, pore also, communityerweitert; an enlarged forceverstärkte Truppen pl; an enlarged print (Phot) → eine Vergrößerung; enlarged editionerweiterte Ausgabe

enlarged

[ɪnˈlɑːdʒd] adj (edition) → ampliato/a (Med) (organ, gland) → ingrossato/a; (pores) → dilatato/a

enlarged

pp. dilatado, agrandado, aumentado;
___ liverhígado agrandado;
___ prostatepróstata aumentada.
References in classic literature ?
Where were to be lodged all the gentry of the neighborhood, who would gather in two or three hours after the news had enlarged the circle of its report, like the increasing circumference produced by a stone thrown into a placid lake?
The street was narrowed by a quarter by it, but then the house was enlarged by a half; and was not that a sufficient compensation?
This is the way in which the pointed-gable house got a sign; and this is how the hostelry of the Medici, making a fortune, was found to be enlarged by a quarter, as we have described.
I have enlarged them, both in Number, and Weight; So that they are indeed a New Worke.
Now, however, we begin to mend, our party is enlarged by Mrs.
Wollaston suspects, their wings not at all reduced, but even enlarged.
In the same manner as in Madeira the wings of some of the insects have been enlarged, and the wings of others have been reduced by natural selection aided by use and disuse, so in the case of the cave-rat natural selection seems to have struggled with the loss of light and to have increased the size of the eyes; whereas with all the other inhabitants of the caves, disuse by itself seems to have done its work.
The house was overrun with ivy, its chimney being enlarged by the boughs of the parasite to the aspect of a ruined tower.
The momentary pleasure of success got the better of her; her eyes enlarged, and she involuntarily smiled in his face.
We have said that the light produced by the spark and the match did not last more than two seconds; but during these two seconds this is what it illumined: in the first place, the giant, enlarged in the darkness; then, at ten paces off, a heap of bleeding bodies, crushed, mutilated, in the midst of which some still heaved in the last agony, lifting the mass as a last respiration inflating the sides of some old monster dying in the night.
If very little came to me in those days from books, on the other hand my acquaintance with the drama vastly enlarged itself.
Erwin Erfe, director of the Public Attorneys' Office (PAO) Forensic Laboratory, said they have examined the body of three children that received the Dengvaxia vaccine and discovered the following pattern: internal bleeding, enlarged organs and all died within six months after receiving the vaccine.