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Verb
Present participle for to become or make larger or more extensive
“My waistline would continue to expand as I continued to consume food indiscriminately.”
Verb
Present participle for to increase in extent, amount, or degree
“We are looking to expand our company into new markets, especially abroad.”
Verb
Present participle for to add further details to (information)
“Could you expand on your idea of how the earth is flat?”
Verb
Present participle for to explain or provide information about something (in greater detail)
“Could you expand on your theory about how the pyramids were built by ancient aliens?”
Verb
Present participle for to physically spread out
“When the right moment comes, it will stop and expand its wings.”
Verb
Present participle for to proliferate or diffuse throughout
“Beyond the focal point, the light would expand and illuminate the optical surface to be monitored.”
Verb
Present participle for to diverge into, or along, two or more separate paths
“At some point, the story will expand into several tenuously connected threads.”
Verb
(rare) Present participle for to become less reserved in character or behavior
“After being entertained, she would expand and flourish.”
Adjective
Having a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth
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In the process of growing
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Relating to the arts and to intellectual achievements
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Elasticized or elastic
Adjective
Having a large scope or range
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Swollen or distended with fluid, as of erectile tissue
Adjective
Rapid change
Noun
The act or process of becoming larger in quantity
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Making a place a colony
Noun
The act of totalizing, or state of being totalized
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