- 1[transitive, intransitive] enlarge (something) to make something bigger; to become bigger There are plans to enlarge the recreation area. Reading will enlarge your vocabulary.
- 2[transitive, usually passive] enlarge something to make a bigger copy of a photograph or document We're going to have this picture enlarged. Phrasal Verbsenlarge on/upon something
NAmE//ɪnˈlɑrdʒ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enlarge
he / she / it enlarges
past simple enlarged
-ing form enlarging
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adjective an enlarged heart