What is the opposite of contracted?

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Adjective
Opposite of shortened or abridged
Adjective
Opposite of containing or presenting the essential facts of something in a comprehensive but concise way
Adjective
Opposite of made smaller
Adjective
Opposite of not done by one's own volition
Adjective
Opposite of having formally agreed to marry
Adjective
Opposite of having been reduced in force, effect, or value
Adjective
Opposite of reduced
Adjective
Opposite of having been agreed on
Adjective
Opposite of actively engaged in employment
Adjective
Opposite of of small width in relation to length
“The bridge was wide enough to accommodate two buses comfortably.”
Adjective
Opposite of obliged by law, circumstances, or duty to do something
Adjective
Opposite of reduced in size as a result of shrinkage
Verb
(of an illness) Opposite of to have caught or contracted
“I recovered from my cold within a week.”
Verb
Opposite of to have established or stipulated as a previous condition
“The contract was rigid and prevented any deviations from the stipulated conditions of sale.”
Verb
Opposite of to have become ill with
“Fortunately, he recovered from the crippling disease by his thirties.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to enter into a formal and legally binding agreement
“The company would terminate its agreement with the vendor due to poor customer service.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to hire or be hired
“Management will likely dismiss John from his position should he elicit another poor review for his job performance.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to catch or develop (a disease or infectious agent)
“He would avert the common cold by avoiding public transport.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to decrease in size, number, or range
“With a healthy sales forecast for the upcoming year, management has endorsed a request to expand the team's headcount by two.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to shorten (a word or phrase) by combination or elision
“Ian preferred to expand his words in full and rather than use an abbreviated version.”
Verb
(of a muscle) Opposite of past tense for to become shorter and tighter in order to effect movement of part of the body
“I like to start my workout with some light cardio to relax the muscles.”
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Opposite of past tense for to draw together so as to wrinkle
“She would broaden her smile when she felt his gaze fall upon her.”
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