To use or manage with thrift:
To raise the level of (low land) by adding earth, gravel, etc.
(Archaic) To become a husband to.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
(Intransitive) To become longer.
To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
To expand in order to fulfill a larger function:
To provide a supplement to; add to, esp. so as to make up for a lack or deficiency
Find another word for eke. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for eke, like: augment, economize, fill, husband, increase, lengthen, magnify, stretch and supplement.