What is the opposite of shorten?

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Opposite of make or become shorter
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Opposite of to lower in length or size
“You can expand the size of the balloon by blowing into it.”
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Opposite of to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
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Opposite of to cut or remove the upper part of
“My professional opinion is to leave the top part and take off those unsightly sideburns.”
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Opposite of to summarize
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Opposite of to prepare for publication by correcting, rewriting, or updating
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Opposite of to shorten (a garment) or make it smaller
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