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Synonyms of dilate

Verb


1. dilate, distend, widen

usage: become wider; "His pupils were dilated"

2. elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate, clarify, clear up, elucidate

usage: 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"

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