What is another word for enlargement?

591 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɛnlˈɑːd͡ʒmənt], [ ɛnlˈɑːd‍ʒmənt], [ ɛ_n_l_ˈɑː_dʒ_m_ə_n_t]

Enlargement refers to the process of making something larger in size or scope. In order to express this concept in different ways, one may use synonyms such as expansion, augmentation, amplification, increase, extension, growth, magnification, and dilation. These words all imply a sense of stretching beyond the original boundaries and reaching new levels of size or capacity. Depending on the context, certain synonyms may be more appropriate than others. For example, expansion could be used to describe a company's growth in business, while dilation might refer to the widening of blood vessels. Regardless of the specific synonym used, they all convey the idea of size and expansion.

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What are the opposite words for enlargement?

Enlargement refers to the act of making something bigger in size or scope. Its antonyms are words that describe the opposite, such as reduction, diminution, decrease, contraction, and shrinkage. Reduction is the process of decreasing or cutting back on something, while diminution refers to reducing the size or amount of something. Contracting is the act of becoming smaller, while shrinkage refers to the act of something becoming smaller or reducing in size or number. These antonyms of enlargement are useful in highlighting the opposite meanings and can be used to create a contrastive effect in writing or speaking.

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Usage examples for Enlargement

My attachment would have expanded with the enlargement of his powers.
"A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'"
Alfred Gatty
The third record is Cook's book "My Attainment of the Pole," which is simply an enlargement on the earlier story.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
It tells us that an enlargement of social justice was made when it was declared that every man shall be free-or, in other words, that every man shall possess completely his own powers of labour; and it claims that a new enlargement of social justice shall be made now, to declare that every man shall possess the whole produce of his labour.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

Famous quotes with Enlargement

  • We go on multiplying our conveniences only to multiply our cares. We increase our possessions only to the enlargement of our anxieties.
    Anna C. Brackett
  • To properly reflect the changes of the world and of the UN, with its growing number of member states, we would like to see an enlargement of the SC that gives room for new members, not least developing countries.
    Anna Lindh
  • To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.
    David McCullough
  • Foreign policy can mean several things, not only foreign policy in the narrow sense. It can cover foreign policy, relations with the developing world, and enlargement as well.
    Romano Prodi
  • We're strongly in favor of the U.N. plan for a solution to the Cyprus conflict. Hopefully a solution can be found before the end of this summit, but we cannot and will not let it block our decisions on enlargement.
    Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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