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v. en·larged, en·larg·ing, en·larg·es
1. To make larger in size.
2. To make larger in scope or effect; expand: enlarge our understanding of comets. See Synonyms at increase.
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.]
1. made larger in size
2. (Medicine) med having become unhealthily large through disease. See also enlarged prostate
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|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 degree; "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes"|
increased - made greater in size or amount or degree
enlarged[ɪnˈlɑːdʒd] adj (edition) → ampliato/a (Med) (organ, gland) → ingrossato/a; (pores) → dilatato/a
pp. dilatado, agrandado, aumentado;
___ liver → hígado agrandado;
___ prostate → próstata aumentada.