verb (used with object), en·larged, en·larg·ing.
- to make larger; increase in extent, bulk, or quantity; add to: They enlarged the house by adding an east wing.
- to increase the capacity or scope of; expand: We’ve decided to enlarge the company.
- to make (a photographic print) larger than the negative by projecting the negative’s image through a lens onto photographic printing paper.
verb (used without object), en·larged, en·larg·ing.
- to grow larger; increase; expand.
- to speak or write at large; expatiate: to enlarge upon a point.
- to make or grow larger in size, scope, etc; increase or expand
- (tr) to make (a photographic print) of a larger size than the negative
- (intr; foll by on or upon) to speak or write (about) in greater detail; expatiate (on)