Definition of Expand


  • expand the influence of
    "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"
  • add details, as to an account or idea
    clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
    - flesh out
  • exaggerate or make bigger
    "The charges were inflated"
    - blow up
  • grow vigorously
    "The deer population in this town is thriving"
    "business is booming"
  • make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity
    "expand the house by adding another wing"
  • become larger in size or volume or quantity
    "his business expanded rapidly"
  • extend in one or more directions
    "The dough expands"
    - spread out
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Word games points for the Expand

  • Scrabble® score of the expand (16)
  • Word Chums® score of the expand (20)
  • Words With Friends® score of the expand (18)

Unscramble expand

50 unscramble word found using the letters expand.

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