enlarge: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (en-lärj'), [key]
— v., -larged, -larg•ing.
  1. to make larger; increase in extent, bulk, or quantity; add to: They enlarged the house by adding an east wing.
  2. to increase the capacity or scope of; expand: We've decided to enlarge the company.
  3. to make (a photographic print) larger than the negative by projecting the negative's image through a lens onto photographic printing paper.
  1. to grow larger; increase; expand.
  2. to speak or write at large; expatiate: to enlarge upon a point.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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