enhance was our Word of the Day on 09/22/2009. Hear the podcast!
Examples of enhance in a Sentence
You can enhance the flavor of the dish by using fresh herbs.
The image has been digitally enhanced to show more detail.
The company is looking to enhance its earnings potential.
Recent Examples of enhance from the Web
This will significantly enhance the coverage of soccer and the Premier Development League in Miami while providing students with access to unique sports media facilities.
The proposed budget would reduce spending for renewable and nuclear energy, eliminate the popular Energy Star program to enhance efficiency and gut an agency that promotes research and development of advanced energy technologies.
The Chinese president used the Davos forum of global business and political elites in January to enhance his country’s credentials as a bastion of free trade in contrast to Trump’s protectionism.
Located in Harpersville, Ala., Stone Hollow Farmstead produces marinated, spreadable goat cheeses enhanced with various blends of organic herbs, natural honey, roasted nuts, or sweet and savory preserves.
The Norwegians on Tuesday joined NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battlegroup that also includes German, Belgian and Dutch troops with tanks and armored vehicles.
And for all the focus on the awkward body language between Trump and European leaders, the Group of Seven and NATO summits ended with fresh commitments to enhance mutual efforts to fight terror networks and confront radicalization.
The ride itself is similar in length and speed, but the doors this time open on high-definition, all-new video scenes inspired by the movies and the experience is enhanced with upbeat pop music from the films.
Beyond honey production, how do bees enhance our travel experience?
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Did You Know?
When enhance was borrowed into English in the 13th century, it meant “to raise.” That sense, though now obsolete, provides a clue about the origins of the word. Spelled enhauncen in Middle English, the word comes to us from Anglo-French enhaucer or enhauncer ("to raise"), which can be traced back to the Vulgar Latin verb inaltiare. That word, in turn, was formed by combining the prefix in- with Latin altus, meaning "high." Although enhance initially applied only to physically making things higher, it developed an additional and less literal sense "to exalt especially in rank or spirit" and quickly acquired figurative senses for "raising" the value or attractiveness of something or someone.
ENHANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enhance for English Language Learners
: to increase or improve (something)
ENHANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of enhance for Students
: to make greater or better The products claim to enhance beauty.
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