Synonyms for dilate

Synonyms for (verb) dilate

Synonyms: distend, dilate

Definition: become wider

Usage: His pupils were dilated

Similar words: widen

Definition: become broader or wider or more extensive

Usage: The road widened

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: clarify, clear up, elucidate

Definition: make clear and (more) comprehensible

Usage: clarify the mystery surrounding her death

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