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  • 1 Expand — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Expand Desarrollador TransTOOLs http://www.transtools.com Información general …

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  • 2 expand — ex‧pand [ɪkˈspænd] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. to become larger in size, amount, or number, or to make something larger in size, amount, or number: • If banks increase their lending, the money supply will expand. • The money will be… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Expand — Expand  утилита UNIX систем, преобразующая табуляции в пробелы, сохраняя форматированность текста. Работа с программой expand [НАСТРОЙКИ]... [ФАЙЛ].. Если не указан файл(или указано « »), информацию берет из стандартного ввода. Опции:… …

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  • 4 expand — expand, amplify, swell, distend, inflate, dilate mean to increase or to cause to increase in size, bulk, or volume. Expand is the most inclusive term in this group and may often be used interchangeably with any of the others. It distinctively… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 Expand — Ex*pand , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Expanded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Expanding}.] [L. expandere, expansum; ex out + pandere to spread out, to throw open; perh. akin to E. patent. Cf. {Spawn}.] 1. To lay open by extending; to open wide; to spread out; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 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. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 expand — (v) early 15c., spread out, spread flat, from Anglo Fr. espaundre, M.Fr. espandre and directly from L. expandere to spread out, unfold, expand, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + pandere to spread, stretch (see PACE (Cf. pace) (n.)). Sense of …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 expand — [v1] extend, augment aggrandize, amplify, beef up*, bloat, blow up*, bolster, broaden, bulk up*, burgeon, detail, develop, diffuse, dilate, distend, elaborate, embellish, enlarge, explicate, fan out*, fatten, fill out, grow, heighten, hike,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 expand — ► VERB 1) make or become larger or more extensive. 2) (expand on) give a fuller version or account of. 3) become less reserved. DERIVATIVES expandable adjective expander noun expansible adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 expand — [ek spand′, ikspand′] vt. [ME expanden < L expandere < ex , out + pandere, to spread, extend; akin to patere: see FATHOM] 1. to spread out; open out; stretch out; unfold [the eagle expanded its wings] 2. to make greater in size, bulk, scope …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 expand — I verb accumulate, add to, advance, aggrandize, aggravate, amplify, ascend, augment, balloon, be augmented, be distended, become broad, become greater, become larger, blow up, branch out, broaden, build up, burgeon, deepen, develop, develop in… …

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  • 12 expand on — index comment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 expand — expandable, expandible, adj. expandability, expandibility, n. /ik spand /, v.t. 1. to increase in extent, size, volume, scope, etc.: Heat expands most metals. He hopes to expand his company. 2. to spread or stretch out; unfold: A bird expands its …

    Universalium

  • 14 expand — verb ADVERB ▪ considerably, dramatically, enormously, exponentially, greatly, massively, radically, significantly, vastly ▪ The …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 expand — v. 1) (D; intr., tr.) ( to become larger ) ( to make larger ) to expand into (to expand an article into a book) 2) (d; intr.) to expand on ( to explain in detail ) (to expand on a topic) * * * [ɪk spænd] (D;intr.,tr.) ( to become larger ) ( to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 expand — ex|pand W3S2 [ıkˈspænd] v [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: expandere, from pandere to spread ] 1.) [I and T] to become larger in size, number, or amount, or to make something become larger →↑expansion ≠ ↑contract ▪ Water expands as it freezes.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 expand — [[t]ɪkspæ̱nd[/t]] ♦♦♦ expands, expanding, expanded 1) V ERG If something expands or is expanded, it becomes larger. Engineers noticed that the pipes were not expanding as expected... The money supply expanded by 14.6 per cent in the year to… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 expand */*/*/ — UK [ɪkˈspænd] / US verb Word forms expand : present tense I/you/we/they expand he/she/it expands present participle expanding past tense expanded past participle expanded 1) a) [intransitive] to become larger in size and fill more space The water …

    English dictionary

  • 19 expand — 01. The English Language Program has really [expanded] over the last few years, from just 45 students to over 300. 02. Scientists now say that the continued [expansion] of the universe will not last forever, and that the universe will actually… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 expand — ex|pand [ ık spænd ] verb *** ▸ 1 become larger in size ▸ 2 increase business ▸ 3 add more details ▸ 4 spread out ▸ 5 write in longer form 1. ) intransitive to become larger in size and filling more space: The water froze inside the pipe, causing …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English