swell


swell

verb

Definition of SWELL

1
to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number <the club membership has really swelled in recent months>
2
to make greater in size, amount, or number <more layoffs will swell the ranks of the unemployed to unprecedented levels>
3
to extend outward beyond a usual point <at that point the Congo River swells and forms Malebo Pool>

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