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dilate

verb

1 dilate

Become wider:
— His pupils were dilated.

synonym: distend.

Dutch: uitzetten



2 dilate

Add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing.

synonyms: elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, lucubrate.

Roget 573: be diffuse etc. adj.; run out on, descant, expatiate, enlarge, dilate, amplify, expand, inflate; launch out, branch out; rant.    ... show more

Roget 35: increase, augment, add to, enlarge; dilate etc. (expand) 194; grow, wax, get ahead.    gain strength; advance; run up, ... show more

Roget 194: become larger etc. (large) etc. 192; expand, widen, enlarge, extend, grow, increase, incrassate, swell, gather; ... show more

Roget 322: rarefy, expand, dilate, subtilize.   

Dutch: uitweiden, verklaren, exponeren, uiteendoen, uiteenzetten


Moby thesaurus: add to, aggrandize, amplify, augment, bag, balloon, belly, belly out, bilge, billow, bloat, blow up, bouge, broaden, bug, build, build up, bulge, bulk, bulk out ... show more.

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