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Definition: To enlarge a rule
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enlarged
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Enlarging
.] [OF. enlargier; pref. en- (L. in) + F.
large wide. See Large
1. To make larger; to increase in quantity or dimensions; to
extend in limits; to magnify; as, the body is enlarged by
nutrition; to enlarge one's house.
To enlarge their possessions of land. --Locke.
2. To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope
or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy,
affection, and the like; as, knowledge enlarges the mind.
O ye Corinthians, our . . . heart is enlarged. --2
Cor. vi. 11.
3. To set at large or set free. [Archaic]
It will enlarge us from all restraints. --Barrow.
, a hammer with a slightly rounded face of
large diameter; -- used by gold beaters. --Knight.
To enlarge an order
or To enlarge a rule
(Law), to extend
the time for complying with it. --Abbott.
To enlarge one's self
, to give free vent to speech; to
spread out discourse. “They enlarged themselves on this
To enlarge the heart
, to make free, liberal, and
Syn: To increase; extend; expand; spread; amplify; augment;
magnify. See Increase