To make or become greater or larger
To raise to a high position or status
Alexander carried on a double policy, always ready to seize opportunities to aggrandize his family.
His intent was to become sole lord and to aggrandize his tiny principality.
It became the nobler ambition of Julius to aggrandize the church, and to reassume the protectorate of the Italian people.
About 1323 Louis had secured the mark of Brandenburg for his son Louis, and he was eager to aggrandize his family in other directions.
The conflict of the priesthood with the kingdoms Alexander and nations that were tending to aggrandize them- III.