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To become larger at a particular point; curve out; bulge; protrude; specif., to become distended from an abnormal accumulation of fluid in bodily tissue, as from infection or injury
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  1. To become larger at a particular point; curve out; bulge; protrude; specif., to become distended from an abnormal accumulation of fluid in bodily tissue, as from infection or injury
  2. To cause to increase in size, volume, extent, degree, etc.
  3. To cause to swell
To become smooth or shiny by being rubbed:
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  1. To become smooth or shiny by being rubbed:
  2. To refine or remove flaws from; perfect or complete:
  3. To smooth and brighten, as by rubbing
To become smooth
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  1. To become smooth
  2. To remove wrinkles from by pressing
  3. In a smooth manner
(US) To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light.
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  1. (US) To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light.
  2. To create light with (a flashlight, lamp, torch, or similar).
  3. (Cricket) To polish a cricket ball using saliva and one's clothing.
(Intransitive) To increase or become great.
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  1. (Intransitive) To increase or become great.
  2. To increase the scope of; extend:
  3. To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
To produce amplification of:
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  1. To produce amplification of:
  2. To develop more fully, as with details, examples, statistics, etc.
  3. (Electronics) To increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
To make (something already developed or well under way) greater, as in size, extent, or quantity:
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  1. To make (something already developed or well under way) greater, as in size, extent, or quantity:
  2. To become greater; increase
  3. To become augmented.
To urge others to support; promote
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  1. To urge others to support; promote
  2. To increase; raise:
  3. (Electricity) To increase the voltage of (a circuit).
To increase or strengthen by adding gradually to:
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  1. To increase or strengthen by adding gradually to:
  2. To establish a basis for; found or ground:
  3. To increase in amount, force, etc.; grow or intensify
To put forth buds, shoots, etc.; sprout
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  1. To put forth buds, shoots, etc.; sprout
  2. To begin to grow or blossom.
  3. To grow or develop rapidly; expand or proliferate.
(Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
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  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; increase in size, extent, etc.; expand
To pass (a transaction or case) on to a higher level in an organizational hierarchy:
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  1. To pass (a transaction or case) on to a higher level in an organizational hierarchy:
  2. To rise on or as on an escalator
  3. To grow or increase rapidly, often to the point of becoming unmanageable, as prices or wages
(Mathematics) To write (a quantity) as a sum of terms in an extended form.
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  1. (Mathematics) To write (a quantity) as a sum of terms in an extended form.
  2. To become expanded; spread out, unfold, enlarge, etc.
  3. To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
To give added bulk or body to (a substance) by adding another, usually cheaper or inferior, substance
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  1. To give added bulk or body to (a substance) by adding another, usually cheaper or inferior, substance
  2. To cause to move at full gallop. Used of a horse.
  3. To be or become long, large, or comprehensive:
To increase in size and develop toward maturity, as a plant or animal does by assimilating food
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  1. To increase in size and develop toward maturity, as a plant or animal does by assimilating food
  2. To cause to grow; raise:
  3. To come to be by a gradual process or by degrees; become:
To make greater or larger.
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  1. To make greater or larger.
  2. To multiply; reproduce.
  3. To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To make more intense or extreme:
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  1. To make more intense or extreme:
  2. To cause to appear greater, more important, or more extreme than is in fact the case:
  3. To increase or have the power to increase the size or volume of an image or a sound.
To set in position for use:
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  1. To set in position for use:
  2. To increase in amount, extent, or intensity:
  3. For the names of actual mountains, see the specific element of the name; for example, McKinley, Mount; Olives, Mount of; Blanc, Mont. Other geographic names beginning with Mount are entered under Mount; for example, Mount Vernon; Mount Desert Island.
(Math.) To find the product of by multiplication
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  1. (Math.) To find the product of by multiplication
  2. To grow in amount, number, or degree:
  3. To increase in number, amount, extent, or degree; specif., to increase by procreation
To increase or spread at a rapid rate:
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  1. To increase or spread at a rapid rate:
  2. To multiply rapidly; increase profusely
  3. To cause to grow or increase rapidly.
To puff up or become larger; swell up:
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  1. To puff up or become larger; swell up:
  2. To increase in volume of sound; become louder, shriller, etc.
  3. To cause to rise:
(Idiomatic) To accumulate a debt.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To accumulate a debt.
  2. (Idiomatic) To make something, usually an item of clothing, very quickly.
  3. (Cricket) of a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.
To increase or accumulate rapidly and uncontrollably, like a ball of snow rolling down a snow-covered hill
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  1. To increase or accumulate rapidly and uncontrollably, like a ball of snow rolling down a snow-covered hill
  2. To grow rapidly in significance, importance, or size:
  3. To cause to grow or increase rapidly.
To glide along without engine power, maintaining or gaining altitude on currents of air
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  1. To glide along without engine power, maintaining or gaining altitude on currents of air
  2. To rise well above the usual or ordinary level or bounds; be elevated
  3. To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level:
To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
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  1. To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
  2. To rise or extend above the surrounding level, as clouds.
  3. To increase in volume or become larger as a result of pressure from within; expand; dilate
To surge up.
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  1. To surge up.
  2. (Intransitive) to surge up, or to become stronger or greater
(Idiomatic) to strengthen or reinforce; to add substance to
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  1. (Idiomatic) to strengthen or reinforce; to add substance to
To grow or come to be:
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  1. To grow or come to be:
  2. To grow to be; change or develop into by growth
  3. To come to be
In the first person, with relation to the person addressed
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  1. In the first person, with relation to the person addressed
  2. To be due or owed (to)
  3. To get to be; become
To bring
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  1. To bring
  2. To be or become; come to be (doing something); come to be (in a situation, condition, etc.)
  3. To become affected with (an illness, for example) by infection or exposure; catch:
To become attached by or as if by the process of growth:
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  1. To become attached by or as if by the process of growth:
  2. To come to be, esp. over a period of time
  3. To come to be by a gradual process or by degrees; become:
To cause to go in a specific direction; direct:
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  1. To cause to go in a specific direction; direct:
  2. To give a rounded form to:
  3. To get by buying and selling:
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