Aggrandize Synonyms and Antonyms

ə-grăn'dīz', ăg'rən-

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Synonyms for Aggrandize

To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
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To boost is defined as to raise, push higher, increase or promote.
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To confer dignity or honor on; give distinction to:
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To make intense or more intense; increase; strengthen
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To dilate is defined as to expand and become wider.
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To raise in status, dignity, power, honor, wealth, etc.
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(Intransitive) To grow in number.
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To make larger or more powerful; increase.
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(Intransitive) to surge up, or to become stronger or greater
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To adapt (a story or literary work) for dramatic presentation, as in a theater or on television or radio.
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To make or become broad or broader.
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To make a god of; deify
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To commend highly; praise:
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To exalt and honor (God), as in worship
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To cause to increase in extent.
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To raise (a person) in rank or position; promote
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To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
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Promote is defined as to contribute to the growth of something or to sell by advertising.
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(Intransitive) To become wide or wider.
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(Idiomatic) To strengthen.
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The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
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To increase in intensity, extent, or amount:
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Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
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To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
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To go upward; rise:
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To increase in number or spread rapidly.
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To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
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To line or stuff with soft material.
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To add ornamental or fictitious details to:
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(British) Alternative form of aggrandize.
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(Intransitive) To explode or be destroyed by explosion.
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Alternative spelling of dramatize.
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To contract to sell more of (a stock or commodity) than can be delivered.
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To establish a basis for; found or ground:
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(Idiomatic) to strengthen or reinforce; to add substance to
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To cover or coat with lard or a similar fat.
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To speak about peace. To have peace talks. See also: pow-wow.
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(Idiomatic) To accumulate a debt.
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(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
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To rise or fly high into the air
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(Intransitive, literary) To grow.
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To raise to the rank of nobleman
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To stitch a decorative design on fabric with needle and thread of various colours.
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Antonyms for Aggrandize

To make seem little, less important, etc.; speak slightingly of; depreciate
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To debase is defined as to cheapen, or make lower in value or quality.
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To cause to have a lower condition or status; abase.
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To reduce in standing or respect.
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Disgrace is defined as to shame or dishonor.
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(Mathematics) To reduce (an equation) in a lower degree.
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To reduce in grade, rank, or status; demote.
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Words Related to Aggrandize

Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
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Find another word for aggrandize. In this page you can discover 58 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for aggrandize, like: enlarge, boost, dignify, intensify, augment, dilate, exalt, multiply, amplify, upsurge and dramatize.