English

Detailed Synonyms for expanding in English

expanding:

expanding [the ~] noun

  1. the expanding
    the arising; the swelling; the rising; the growing; the increasing; the expanding; the emerging

Related Words for "expanding":


expand:

to expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)

  1. to expand
    to expand; to extend; to build out; to widen; to add on to; to add; to swell
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
    • extend verb (extends, extended, extending)
    • build out verb (builds out, built out, building out)
    • widen verb (widens, widened, widening)
    • add on to verb (adds on to, added on to, adding on to)
    • add verb (adds, added, adding)
    • swell verb (swells, swelled, swelling)
  2. to expand
    to increase; to expand; to extend; to enlarge; increase in number
  3. to expand
    to increase; to rise; to expand; to grow; to extend; to ascent; to arise; to add to
    • increase verb (increases, increased, increasing)
    • rise verb (rises, rose, rising)
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
    • grow verb (grows, grew, growing)
    • extend verb (extends, extended, extending)
    • ascent verb (ascents, ascented, ascenting)
    • arise verb (arises, arised, arising)
    • add to verb (adds to, added to, adding to)
  4. to expand
    to exaggerate; to expand
    • exaggerate verb (exaggerates, exaggerated, exaggerating)
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
  5. to expand
    to extend; to expand; to build out; to build; to add on to; to add new buildings; to add
    • extend verb (extends, extended, extending)
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
    • build out verb (builds out, built out, building out)
    • build verb (builds, built, building)
    • add on to verb (adds on to, added on to, adding on to)
    • add new buildings verb (adds new buildings, added new buildings, adding new buildings)
    • add verb (adds, added, adding)
  6. to expand
    to expand; to augment; to increase; to accumulate; to multiply; to stow
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
    • augment verb (augments, augmented, augmenting)
    • increase verb (increases, increased, increasing)
    • accumulate verb (accumulates, accumulated, accumulating)
    • multiply verb (multiplies, multiplied, multiplying)
    • stow verb (stows, stowed, stowing)
  7. to expand
    to swell; to expand
    • swell verb (swells, swelled, swelling)
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
  8. to expand
    to swell; to expand; to grow
    • swell verb (swells, swelled, swelling)
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
    • grow verb (grows, grew, growing)
  9. to expand
    – become larger in size or volume or quantity 1
    to expand
    – become larger in size or volume or quantity 1
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
      • his business expanded rapidly1
  10. to expand
    – exaggerate or make bigger 1
    to expand; to amplify; to inflate; to blow up
    – exaggerate or make bigger 1
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
    • amplify verb (amplifies, amplified, amplifying)
    • inflate verb (inflates, inflated, inflating)
      • The charges were inflated1
    • blow up verb (blows up, blowing up)
  11. to expand
    – grow vigorously 1
    to expand; to thrive; to boom; to flourish
    – grow vigorously 1
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
    • thrive verb (thrives, thrived, thriving)
      • The deer population in this town is thriving1
    • boom verb (booms, boomed, booming)
      • business is booming1
    • flourish verb (flourishes, flourished, flourishing)
  12. to expand
    – expand the influence of 1
    to extend; to expand
    – expand the influence of 1
    • extend verb (extends, extended, extending)
      • The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent1
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
  13. to expand
    – make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity 1
    to expand
    – make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity 1
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
      • expand the house by adding another wing1
  14. to expand
    – add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing 1
    to elaborate; to expand; to enlarge; to expound; lucubrate; exposit; dilate; flesh out; expatiate
    – add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing 1
  15. to expand
    – extend in one or more directions 1
    to expand; to spread out
    – extend in one or more directions 1
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)
      • The dough expands1
    • spread out verb (spreads out, spread out, spreading out)
  16. to expand
    – To display the subentries contained within a folder or outline view. 2
    to expand
    – To display the subentries contained within a folder or outline view. 2
    • expand verb (expands, expanded, expanding)

Conjugations for expand:

present
  1. expand
  2. expand
  3. expands
  4. expand
  5. expand
  6. expand
simple past
  1. expanded
  2. expanded
  3. expanded
  4. expanded
  5. expanded
  6. expanded
present perfect
  1. have expanded
  2. have expanded
  3. has expanded
  4. have expanded
  5. have expanded
  6. have expanded
past continuous
  1. was expanding
  2. were expanding
  3. was expanding
  4. were expanding
  5. were expanding
  6. were expanding
future
  1. shall expand
  2. will expand
  3. will expand
  4. shall expand
  5. will expand
  6. will expand
continuous present
  1. am expanding
  2. are expanding
  3. is expanding
  4. are expanding
  5. are expanding
  6. are expanding
subjunctive
  1. be expanded
  2. be expanded
  3. be expanded
  4. be expanded
  5. be expanded
  6. be expanded
diverse
  1. expand!
  2. let's expand!
  3. expanded
  4. expanding
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

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Related Definitions for "expand":

  1. become larger in size or volume or quantity1
    • his business expanded rapidly1
  2. exaggerate or make bigger1
  3. grow vigorously1
  4. expand the influence of1
  5. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity1
    • expand the house by adding another wing1
  6. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing1
  7. extend in one or more directions1
    • The dough expands1
  8. To display the subentries contained within a folder or outline view.2

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