suggests a widening or stretching of something circular
suggests the use of air or gas, or of something insubstantial, to distend or swell a thing
implies a swelling as a result of pressure from within that forces a bulging outward
implies expansion beyond the normal limits or size
implies an increasing in size, bulk, or volume and is the broadest term here, being applicable when the enlarging force operates from either the inside or the outside or when the increase comes about by unfolding, puffing out, spreading, or opening
Find another word for expand. In this page you can discover 88 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for expand, like: inflate, extend, stretch-out, broaden, exposit, diversify, swell, dilate, enlarge upon, unfold and amplification.
A body made up of molecules of this kind will expand on heating.
Would you care to expand on that a bit?
Then it would suddenly seem to him that it was not she but he was so unusually beautiful, and that that was why they all looked so at him, and flattered by this general admiration he would expand his chest, raise his head, and rejoice at his good fortune.
Can you expand a little on that statement?
God is in the midst, and each drop tries to expand so as to reflect Him to the greatest extent.