Distend synonyms

dĭ-stĕnd'
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To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
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To blow full or swell out as with air or gas; distend; expand; dilate
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Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
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To swell; expand
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To fill soft substance with gas, water, etc.; to cause to swell
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To swell, protrude, or curve outward:
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(Intransitive) To speak largely and copiously; to dwell in narration; to enlarge; with "on" or "upon".
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To depart to, or be at, a distance; especially, to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.
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To cover with a layer:
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To expand in order to fulfill a larger function:
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Alternative spelling of cave in.
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(--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
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To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
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To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
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To reduce or lessen the size or importance of:
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Find another word for distend. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for distend, like: enlarge, widen, inflate, expand, increase, swell, augment, balloon, bloat, bulge and dilate.