enlarge upon something

enlarge upon something
enˈlarge on/upon sth derived
(formal) to say or write more about sth that has been mentioned
Syn: elaborate

Would you like to enlarge on your last comment?

Main entry:enlargederived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • enlarge upon — phrasal verb enlarge on or enlarge upon [transitive] Word forms enlarge on : present tense I/you/we/they enlarge on he/she/it enlarges on present participle enlarging on past tense enlarged on past participle enlarged on enlarge on/upon something …   English dictionary

  • enlarge upon — en ˈlarge on en ˈlarge up ˌon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they enlarge on he/she/it enlarges on present …   Useful english dictionary

  • enlarge on something — enˈlarge on/upon sth derived (formal) to say or write more about sth that has been mentioned Syn: ↑elaborate • Would you like to enlarge on your last comment? Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • enlarge — [[t]ɪnlɑ͟ː(r)ʤ[/t]] enlarges, enlarging, enlarged 1) V ERG When you enlarge something or when it enlarges, it becomes bigger. [V n] ...the plan to enlarge Ewood Park into a 30,000 all seater stadium... The glands in the neck may enlarge. Derived… …   English dictionary

  • enlarge on/upon — speak or write about (something) in greater detail I would like to enlarge on this theme * * * enlarge on/upon [phrasal verb] enlarge on/upon (something) formal : to give more information about (something) Would you kindly enlarge [=elaborate …   Useful english dictionary

  • enlarge on — phrasal verb enlarge on or enlarge upon [transitive] Word forms enlarge on : present tense I/you/we/they enlarge on he/she/it enlarges on present participle enlarging on past tense enlarged on past participle enlarged on enlarge on/upon something …   English dictionary

  • enlarge — en|large [ ın lardʒ ] verb transitive * to make something bigger: The company has built an additional factory to enlarge its operations. I sent the photos back to the lab to be enlarged. en large ,on or en large up,on phrasal verb transitive… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • enlarge on — en ˈlarge on en ˈlarge up ˌon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they enlarge on he/she/it enlarges on present participle enlar …   Useful english dictionary

  • enlarge — en|large [ınˈla:dʒ US a:rdʒ] v [I and T] if you enlarge something, or if it enlarges, it increases in size or scale ▪ an operation to enlarge her breasts ▪ Police will have the pictures enlarged in an attempt to identify the thief. enlarge sb s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • enlarge — verb (I, T) to become bigger or to make something bigger: We re planning to enlarge the garden. | Travel enlarges the mind. enlarge on/upon sth phrasal verb (T) to provide more facts or details about something you have already mentioned: Mrs… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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