Definitions for dilate

Definitions for (verb) dilate

Main entry: distend, dilate

Definition: become wider

Usage: His pupils were dilated

Main entry: lucubrate, dilate, elaborate, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, enlarge, flesh out

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

Usage: She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

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