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expanded

adjective

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as in ballooned, blown up

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expanded

verb
past tense of expand

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1 to express more fully and in greater detail
  • an article on the First Ladies that the author later expanded into a book

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3 to arrange the parts of (something) over a wider area
  • a spare leaf for those times when we have to expand the dining table to accommodate extra guests

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4 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • water expands when it becomes frozen

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The first known use of expanded was in 1875

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“Expanded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expanded. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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