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expand


1 a [no object] : to increase in size, range, or amount : to become bigger
The liquid expands and contracts with changes in temperature.
the expanding universe
His business has expanded to serve the entire state.
The coffee shop may expand into a full restaurant.

b [+ object] : to cause (something) to increase in size, range, or amount : to make (something) bigger
He has expanded his business to serve the entire state.
There are plans to expand the airport.
The police have decided to expand their investigation.
She plans to expand the lecture series into a book.
This trip will give you an opportunity to expand [=broaden] your horizons. [=to learn more about the world]
expand your knowledge

2 [+ object] : to write (something) in full form
Expand the abbreviation “deg.” to “degree.”

expand on/upon [phrasal verb]
expand on/upon (something) : to speak or write about (something) in a more complete or detailed way
She declined to expand on her earlier statement.
Please expand [=elaborate] on that idea.
Researchers will expand upon their data in a new study.

— expandable adjective
expandable computer memory [=computer memory that can be easily increased]


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