[n] the act of increasing in size or volume or quantity or scope
[n] a photographic print that has been enlarged
[n] a discussion that provides additional information
dilatation, dilation, discourse, discussion, distension, distention, embellishment, embroidery, expatiation, exposure, extension, increase, inflation, magnification, photo, photograph, pic, step-up, stretching, treatment
1. The act of increasing in size or bulk, real or apparent; the state of being increased; augmentation; further extension; expansion.
2. Expansion or extension, as of the powers of the mind; ennoblement, as of the feelings and character; as, an enlargement of views, of knowledge, of affection.
3. A setting at large, or being set at large; release from confinement, servitude, or distress; liberty. Give enlargement to the swain. --Shak.
4. Diffusiveness of speech or writing; expatiation; a wide range of discourse or argument. An enlargement upon the vices and corruptions that were got into the army. --Clarendon.