Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: enlarged
IPA transcription: [,ɛnl'ɑɹdʒd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hypertrophied, enlarged
    Meaning: (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells; "hypertrophied myocardial fibers"
  • Synonyms: exaggerated, magnified, enlarged
    Meaning: enlarged to an abnormal degree; "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes"
  • Synonyms: enlarged
    Meaning: larger than normal; "enlarged joints"
  • Synonyms: blown-up, enlarged
    Meaning: as of a photograph; made larger; "the enlarged photograph revealed many details"
Usage examples
  • It's got to be enlarged, deepened.
  • It was a good yarn, and they enlarged upon it.
  • But Charles had never attained such enlarged principles.
  • How can it undertake or execute any liberal or enlarged plans of public good?
  • As we have noted elsewhere, public speaking is very much like conversation enlarged.
  • Over the mantelpiece was an enlarged photograph of Lady Hardy and a plain office calendar.
  • ENLARGED, 1795." I remember hearing a wag propose to add as another remarkable fact, "SCOURED, 1818."
  • There is no reason why the power of sight should not be cultivated, enlarged, expanded indefinitely."
  • The grotto has been much enlarged and is, in fact, now big enough to hold all our mutton and a considerable quantity of seal and penguin.
  • His extensive capacity enabled him to form the most enlarged projects: his enterprising genius was not dismayed with the boldest and most dangerous.