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Another word for dilate

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Verb
  1. To express at greater length or in greater detail

      1. To produce amplification of:
      2. (Electronics) To increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
      3. To develop more fully, as with details, examples, statistics, etc.
      1. To become affected with a disease; contract.
      2. To come to have gradually; acquire:
      3. To aid in the growth of; strengthen:
      1. To change (food or substances in the body) into compounds that can be assimilated, excreted, etc.
      2. To produce or compose (a substance, for example) from simpler elements.
      3. To work out with care and detail; develop thoroughly:
      1. (Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
      2. To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
      3. To become larger; grow or swell.
      1. (Mathematics) To write (a quantity) as a sum of terms in an extended form.
      2. To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
      3. To become expanded; spread out, unfold, enlarge, etc.
      1. (Archaic) To roam or wander freely
      2. To speak or write in great detail; elaborate or enlarge (on or upon)
      3. To speak or write at length:
      1. To suffer from distress or a disadvantage:
      2. To undergo, and suffer the pains of, childbirth
      3. To undergo the labor of childbirth.
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Another word for dilate

Verb
      1. To subject to undue strain:
      2. To expand in order to fulfill a larger function:
      3. To prolong:
      1. To speak or write at length or in detail:
      2. To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
      3. To spread out; open out; stretch out; unfold
      1. To become larger; grow or swell.
      2. To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
      3. (Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
      1. To make or become wide or wider
      2. To let out clothes to a larger size.
      3. (Intransitive) To become wide or wider.