Definition - expand

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expand
  1. become larger in size or volume or quantity; "his business expanded rapidly"
  2. exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated"
  3. grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
  4. expand the influence of; "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"
  5. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
  6. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
  7. extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"

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