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expand

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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
verb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a company grows/expands ▪ The company has expanded year on year. an industry grows/expands ▪ The clothing industry grew rapidly during the 1960s. broaden/expand sb’s horizons ▪ a course of study that will broaden your ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
vb. 1 (label en transitive) To change (something) from a smaller form and/or size to a larger one. 2 (label en transitive) To increase the extent, number, volume or scope of (something). 3 (label en transitive) To express (something) at length and/or in ...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
v. extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands" [syn: spread out ] [ant: shrink ] become larger in size or volume or quantity; "his business expanded rapidly" make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another ...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 15c., "spread out, open out, spread flat, extend widely;" also transitive, "cause to grow larger;" from Anglo-French espaundre , Old French espandre "spread, spread out, be spilled," and directly from Latin expandere "to spread out, unfold, expand," ...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
expand is a program that converts tab characters into groups of space characters, while maintaining correct alignment. It is available in Unix operating systems and many Unix-like operating systems. For example: $ echo -e "foo\tbar" | expand | xxd -g 1 ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Expand \Ex*pand"\, v. i. To become widely opened, spread apart, dilated, distended, or enlarged; as, flowers expand in the spring; metals expand by heat; the heart expands with joy. --Dryden.

Usage examples of expand.

And in the Fifth Symphony, one of those in which he called for no vocal performers, he nevertheless managed to vary and expand the conventional suite by preceding the first allegro with a march, and separating and relieving the gargantuan scherzo and rondo with an adagietto for strings alone.

Kailipso Admin, realizing that it would need to expand quarters to support increased population, got clever--or desperate--or both--and went wooing the big Liaden Guilds, like the Traders and the Pilots, and got them to go in for sector offices on Kailipso.

What you call affectless irony is for me a fabulous adventure, a rush of sexual excitement: a frenzied yet precise exploration of the unimagined depths of cyberspace, and of the expanded dimensions of my skin.

He grew smaller and smaller as the gulf between them expanded, his aimless humming fading until he disappeared altogether.

Since the foldlines were aligned with the spiral arm that contains Sol, humanity found it easiest to expand along the axis of the arm.

I have for many months been using my influence at Washington to get this diplomatic see expanded into an ambassadorship, with the idea, of course th--But never mind.

Roe was the entirely predictable culmination of a long process of articulating and expanding the rights of privacy and reproductive freedom.

I will divulge the first axiom of our trade, which indeed can be expanded to a universal application.

Monsieur Barat went through what was obviously his personal ritualthe adjusting of the metal expanding bands that held up his shirt sleeves, the flexing of fingers, the wiping of his glasses, which he put to one side, the screwing into place of the eyeglass.

But as the supper went on, these rigid republicans began to expand, the discourse became less measured, there were even some bursts of laughter, owing to the wine.

The mind-calming Bene Gesserit regimen his mother had taught him kept him poised, ready to expand any opportunity.

Now Carmen Lunetta, czar of the Port of Miami, wants to expand Bicentennial and adjacent property into a fancy harborage for cruise liners.

Even as Bink watched, one of the lakes expanded slightly, making itself seem cooler and deeper, a better place for a swim.

They seized several star-systems and prepared to expand their conquests, But Brenn Bir, one of the great scientist-kings of the Empire, struck out against them with some fearful power or weapon.

The enemy blob was expanding slowly on the screen as he moved toward the target base.