To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
To prolong is to make something last longer.
(Idiomatic, usually with on) To withhold something.
To thrust (something) out or forth; cause to protrude.
To be extended or enlarged:
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
(Informal) To grasp and hand over to another:
The definition of accord is to come to a compromise or agreement.
To develop more fully, as with details, examples, statistics, etc.
To make (something already developed or well under way) greater, as in size, extent, or quantity:
To make or become broad or broader.
(Intransitive) To stick out from (a surface).
To arrive or appear
The definition of continue means to remain or go on.
(Intransitive) To become darker or more intense
To speak or write in detail (on or upon a subject)
To make or grow longer.
To concede; acknowledge:
To come into being or be produced naturally; spring up; sprout
extend in scope or range or area
(Intransitive) to stick out
To present as an act of worship:
To stretch beyond
To make perpetual; cause to continue or be remembered; preserve from oblivion
To offer (usually something intangible)
To convey an impression of to an audience or to others:
(Surveying) To draw to a scale; to lay down the lines and angles of, with scale and protractor; to plot.
To push or thrust outward:
To turn (livestock) onto an extensive area of open land for grazing.
Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
To extend, stretch, reach, or pass over or across
To provide a supplement to; add to, esp. so as to make up for a lack or deficiency
To free from flexure; to make, or allow to become, straight; to loosen.
To make or become wide or wider.
The definition of abridge is to reduce or condense the size or scope.
To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
To cut short or reduce:
To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
To keep from departing or getting away:
To move or cause a current of (air) with or as if with a fan.
To become open
To open (anything covered or closed); to lay open to view or contemplation; to bring out in all the details, or by successive development.
To present to view; display
To get (a play, film, TV program, etc.) ready for presentation to the public
(Informal) To urinate or defecate:
To pass or go through; live:
To move or go quickly or hurriedly:
To vary is to change, to cause something to change or to differ in some way from something or someone else.
To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
To boost is defined as to raise, push higher, increase or promote.
To establish a basis for; found or ground:
The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
To increase in intensity, extent, or amount:
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 go upward; rise:
(Intransitive) To grow in number.
To increase in number or spread rapidly.
(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
To rise or fly high into the air
To freely choose to enter or offer to enter into any service; enlist
To furnish the means of support
To change posture or position; stir:
Beyond a given boundary, limit, or goal:
thrust or extend out
To be subjected to great stress:
Gallop is defined as to hurry or move quickly.
To allow to go by or elapse; spend:
reach outward in space
(Intransitive) to make more friends, to increase one's group of friends or acquaintances.
To occupy space to a given point
To show (images or information) on a screen.
To change (a substance) to a denser form, as from a gas to a liquid
To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
- Prolong and protract both primarily imply an extending in time, prolong suggesting continuation beyond the usual or expected time, and protract a being drawn out needlessly or wearingly
- Elongate is a synonym for lengthen in the spatial sense and is more commonly used in technical applications
- Extend and lengthen both imply a making longer in space or time, but extend, in addition, may signify an enlarging in area, scope, influence, meaning, etc.
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